Understanding and Controlling Crime : Toward a New Research Strategy

In 1982 the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation created a small committee-the Justice Program Study Group (whose membership is listed at the end ofthis preface)-and posed to it what can hardly be regarded as an easy ques­ tion: "What ideas, what concepts, what basic intellectual frame...

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Main Authors: Farrington, David P., Ohlin, Lloyd E. (Author), Wilson, James Q. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 1986, 1986
Edition:1st ed. 1986
Series:Research in Criminology
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • An Overview
  • 2 What Have We Learned from Major Longitudinal Surveys?
  • 3 What Have We Learned from Major Experimental Studies?
  • 4 Prevention: Families and Schools
  • 5 The Effects of Labeling
  • 6 Restructuring the Juvenile Court
  • 7 The Effects of Imprisonment
  • 8 What Kinds of Longitudinal-Experimental Studies Are Needed?
  • References
  • Author Index