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USING THE CORRECT STATISTICAL TEST FOR THE EQUALITY OF REGRESSION COEFFICIENTS
Criminologists are often interested in examining interactive effects within a regression context. For example, “holding other relevant factors constant, is the effect of delinquent peers on one's ownExpand
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New Evidence on the Monetary Value of Saving a High Risk Youth
There is growing interest in crime prevention through early youth interventions; yet, the standard United States response to the crime problem, particularly among juveniles, has been to increase theExpand
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Taking Stock of Developmental Trajectories of Criminal Activity over the Life Course
Worldwide, criminologists have long been interested in the longitudinal patterning of criminal activity. Recently, methodological and statistical advances have “caught up” with longitudinal data andExpand
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The Criminal Career Paradigm
Criminal careers have long occupied the imaginations of criminologists. Since the 1986 publication of the National Academy of Sciences report on criminal careers and career criminals, a variety ofExpand
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Key Issues in Criminal Career Research: New Analyses of the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development
1. Introduction 2. Literature review: A. General criminal careers B. Organize around contentious issues 3. Data overview 4. Prevalence and incidence 5. Onset age and incidence 6. Specialization 7.Expand
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Specifying the direct and indirect effects of low self-control and situational factors in offenders' decision making: Toward a more complete model of rational offending
This paper builds on work by Nagin and Paternoster in which they contend that two recent developments in criminological theory, self-control and rational choice, have been explored separately ratherExpand
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Parental Socialization and Community Context: A Longitudinal Analysis of the Structural Sources of Low Self-Control
Several empirical studies have attempted to estimate the effect of low self-control on criminal and “analogous” behaviors. Most of these studies have shown that low self-control is an importantExpand
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DEVELOPMENTAL TRAJECTORIES OF LEGAL SOCIALIZATION AMONG SERIOUS ADOLESCENT OFFENDERS.
Legal socialization is the process through which individuals acquire attitudes and beliefs about the law, legal authorities, and legal institutions. This occurs through individuals' interactions,Expand
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Theory and Research on Desistance from Antisocial Activity among Serious Adolescent Offenders
Improving juvenile court decision making requires information about how serious adolescent offenders desist from antisocial activity. A systematic research agenda on this topic requires considerationExpand
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The stability of self-control
Gottfredson and Hirschi's General Theory of Crime contends that low self-control interacts with opportunity to produce criminal and analogous behaviors. Although several theoretical and empiricalExpand
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