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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 own…
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 the…
Taking Stock of Developmental Trajectories of Criminal Activity over the Life Course
- A. Piquero
Worldwide, criminologists have long been interested in the longitudinal patterning of criminal activity. Recently, methodological and statistical advances have “caught up” with longitudinal data and…
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 of…
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 rather…
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.…
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 important…
Although the use of financial penalties is pervasive in the justice system, there has been limited (and mostly dated) empirical research that has investigated the effect of financial costs incurred…
DEVELOPMENTAL TRAJECTORIES OF LEGAL SOCIALIZATION AMONG SERIOUS ADOLESCENT OFFENDERS.
- A. Piquero, J. Fagan, E. Mulvey, L. Steinberg, C. Odgers
- LawThe Journal of criminal law & criminology
- 1 September 2005
This work shows that adults' attitudes about the legitimacy of law are directly tied to individuals' compliance with the law and cooperation with legal authorities, and this should be particularly salient during adolescence, since this is the developmental period during which individuals are beginning to form an adult-like understanding of society and its institutions.