Growing Up Poor: Examining the Link Between Persistent Childhood Poverty and Delinquency

@article{Jarjoura2002GrowingUP,
  title={Growing Up Poor: Examining the Link Between Persistent Childhood Poverty and Delinquency},
  author={G. Jarjoura and Ruth Triplett and Gregory P. Brinker},
  journal={Journal of Quantitative Criminology},
  year={2002},
  volume={18},
  pages={159-187}
}
  • G. Jarjoura, Ruth Triplett, Gregory P. Brinker
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Quantitative Criminology
  • Findings from aggregate-level and ethnographic research suggest that poverty and delinquency are related. The inability of individual-level quantitative research to demonstrate consistent evidence of this relationship, however, has been used to call into question whether poverty is indeed related to an increased propensity for delinquent involvement. This may be due to the difficulty individual-level analyses have in identifying the group most important in uncovering the relationship of poverty… CONTINUE READING
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