Delinquent Peers Revisited: Does Network Structure Matter?1

@article{Haynie2001DelinquentPR,
  title={Delinquent Peers Revisited: Does Network Structure Matter?1},
  author={Denise L. Haynie},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  year={2001},
  volume={106},
  pages={1013 - 1057}
}
  • D. Haynie
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • American Journal of Sociology
This study examines whether structural properties of friendship networks condition the association between friends' delinquency and an individual's own delinquent behavior. Data from the Add Health allows a more accurate conceptualization of the peer network and a more rigorous measurement of peer delinquency than previous research. Findings from this study indicate that friends' delinquency is associated with an adolescent's own delinquency involvement. However, characteristics of adolescents… Expand
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