The concentration of offenders in families, and family criminality in the prediction of boys' delinquency.

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The main aims of this study were to investigate inter-relationships among offending by three generations of relatives (fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, uncles, aunts, grandfathers and grandmothers) and the concentration of offending in families. This study also investigates how far criminal relatives predict a boy's delinquency. The parents of 1395… (More)

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@article{Farrington2001TheCO, title={The concentration of offenders in families, and family criminality in the prediction of boys' delinquency.}, author={David P. Farrington and Darren Jolliffe and Rolf Loeber and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber and Larry M. Kalb}, journal={Journal of adolescence}, year={2001}, volume={24 5}, pages={579-96} }