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Gangs and Delinquency in Development Perspective (03 Edition)

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Gang membership has long been understood to have a disruptive influence on adolescent development and to contribute disproportionately to the rate of delinquent crime. The nature of the impact, and the long-term effects on individuals, have not been well understood. This book uses longitudinal data to examine the developmental consequences of gang membership, and its longer term influence on the life course. This longitudinal approach is made possible by data from a study of antisocial behavior, The Rochester Youth Development Study, which followed one thousand adolescents through their early adult years. The subjects include delinquents who were gang members and others who were not, allowing the authors to compare motives, patterns of behavior, and recurring problems with caregivers and the law, education, peer relations, and career paths. The findings indicate that multiple developmental deficits lead to gang membership and that membership leads to an increase in delinquency.

Synopsis:

To reveal how membership in adolescent street gangs influences human development, the authors examine the origins of gang membership and the social and psychological factors that lead to joining. After demonstrating that gang members are responsible for the major share of serious and violent delinquency, they indicate how membership facilitates delinquent behavior and other developmental problems such as teen pregnancy and school dropout.

Synopsis:

This book examines how membership in adolescent street gangs influences human development.

Table of Contents

1. A life-course orientation to the study of gang membership; 2. Research procedures: the sample and the data; 3. Characteristics of gang members; 4. The antecedents of gang membership; 5. The origins of gang membership; 6. Gangs as a facilitating context for delinquent behavior; 7. Gangs, guns, and crime; 8. Gangs and other law violating youth groups; 9. Long-term consequences of gang membership; 10. Gangs in life-course perspective.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521891295
Author:
Thornberry, Terence P.
Author:
Smith, Carolyn A.
Author:
Farrington, David
Author:
Krohn, Marvin D.
Author:
Lizotte, Alan D.
Author:
Lizotte, Alan J.
Author:
Thornberry, Terence P.
Author:
Blumstein, Alfred
Author:
Tobin, Kimberly
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, UK
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Adolescent Psychology
Subject:
Gangs
Subject:
Juvenile delinquency
Subject:
Gang members
Subject:
Gangs - New York (State) - Rochester
Subject:
Gang members - New York (State) - Rochester -
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Criminology
Series Volume:
FS-063-01
Publication Date:
20021231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
262
Dimensions:
9.16x6.54x.66 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , To reveal how membership in adolescent street gangs influences human development, the authors examine the origins of gang membership and the social and psychological factors that lead to joining. After demonstrating that gang members are responsible for the major share of serious and violent delinquency, they indicate how membership facilitates delinquent behavior and other developmental problems such as teen pregnancy and school dropout.
"Synopsis" by , This book examines how membership in adolescent street gangs influences human development.
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