The Influence of Delinquen Peers on Delinquency

  title={The Influence of Delinquen Peers on Delinquency},
  author={Nicole Leeper Piquero and Angela R. Gover and John Macdonald and Alex R. Piquero},
  journal={Youth \& Society},
  pages={251 - 275}
Research indicates that gender is one of the strongest correlates of juvenile delinquency. Additionally, a growing body of literature suggests that the association with delinquent peers is an important predictor of delinquent behavior. Although a few studies have examined how delinquent peers condition the gender-delinquency relationship, the authors extend this body of literature by using longitudinal data from a sample of adolescents to explore the extent to which internal and external… 

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