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Changing patterns of delinquency and crime

a longitudinal study in Racine

by Lyle W. Shannon

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin,
  • Racine
    • Subjects:
    • Crime -- Wisconsin -- Racine -- Longitudinal studies.,
    • Juvenile delinquency -- Wisconsin -- Racine -- Longitudinal studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-165) and index.

      StatementLyle W. Shannon, with the assistance of Judith L. McKim, Kathleen R. Anderson, William E. Murph.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6795.R33 S5 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 174 p. :
      Number of Pages174
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1867161M
      ISBN 100813382882
      LC Control Number90025337

      She wrote across a broad array of subjects, including delinquency, alcoholism, violence, crime prevention, and criminal theory. This book brings her most important and lasting work together in one place for the first time. book, Sheley () defined the term more narrowly as the ‘‘scientific study of crime as a social phenomenon’’ and reflected the dominant role soci- ology has played in the study of crime and delinquency (p. 1).

      Delinquency and crime: a biopsychosocial approach by Juan B. Cortés, J.B. Cortes, E.M. Gatti, April , Academic Press Inc.,U.S. edition, Hardcover in English.   The book is designed to serve as a supplement for courses on juvenile delinquency, criminology, deviance, and child development. FAMILIES, DELINQUENCY, AND CRIME evaluates and explores popular explanations using the results of studies .

      The purpose of The Sociology of Crime and Delinquency is to provide the student of criminology with ready access to some of the most important contemporary sociological literature in this field. The book should, therefore, be of value to students in any variety of undergraduate or graduate courses in criminology and delinquency and to their. “[States of Delinquency] is a tour de force of historical research A valuable resource for the student and the citizen who wants to understand the historical legacy leading to the ongoing pattern of state-sanctioned child maltreatment in the juvenile justice system.”—Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books"Indispensable reading.


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Changing patterns of delinquency and crime by Lyle W. Shannon Download PDF EPUB FB2

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: An introduction to the research on deliquency and crime; assessing the relationship of adult criminal careers to juvenile careers; the relationship of juvenile delinquency and adult crime to the changing ecological structure of the city; the development of serious criminal.

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One of the most astonishing aspects of juvenile crime is how little is known about the impact of the policies and programs put in place to fight it. The most commonly used strategies and programs for combating juvenile delinquency problems primarily rely on intuition and fads.

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