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Human Development & Criminal Behavior: New Ways of Advancing Knowledge

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Human Development and Criminal Behavior proposes an exten- sive agenda for crime research. The book is part of a pio- neering effort to understand the causes of crime, particu- larly its developmental course. It defines and sets the con- ditions necessary to conduct an accelerated longitudinal study of individuals at risk to become engaged in criminal careers. This work offers a blueprint for research to eluci- date and possibly prevent crime in our society.

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The conclusions and recommendations of the first two years' work of the Program on Human Development and Criminal Behavior, which was created to design and launch an integrated series of longitudinal studies of human development from birth to age 25 focusing on conduct disorder, delinquency, criminality, and other antisocial behaviors.
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Tonry, Michael H.
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Human Development & Criminal Behavior: New Ways of Advancing Knowledge
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