Changing Patterns Of Delinquency And Crime: A Longitudinal Study In Racine, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Changing Patterns Of Delinquency And Crime

A Longitudinal Study In Racine, 1st Edition

By Lyle W. Shannon


174 pages

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Paperback: 9780367166250
pub: 2020-03-30
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pub: 2019-05-01

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This book describes the incidence and prevalence of delinquency and crime within an ecological framework, demonstrating how the changing structure of the city produces changing patterns of delinquency and crime. It presents the theoretical and empirical foundations of the early Racine research.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Research on Delinquency and Crime 2. Assessing the Relationship of Adult Criminal Careers to Juvenile Careers 3. The Relationship of Juvenile Delinquency and Adult Crime to the Changing City Structure 4. The Development of Serious Criminal Careers and the Delinquent Neighborhood 5. Variation in the Process of Developing Serious Criminal Careers 6. A More Precise Evaluation of the Effects of Sanctions 7. Prediction and Typology Development 8. Typologies Based on Offense Seriousness or Severity of Sanctions 9. Drug Offender Types and Their Relationship to the Ecology of the City 10. Summary and Conclusions

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General