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Desisting from crime : continuity and change in long-term crime patterns of serious chronic offenders

Author: Michael Eugene Ezell; Lawrence E Cohen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Clarendon studies in criminology.
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"This study examines patterns of offending among persistent juvenile offenders. The authors address questions that have been the focus of criminological debate over the last two decades. Are there multiple groups of offenders in the population with distinct age-crime patterns? Are between-person differences in criminal offending patterns stable throughout the offender's life? Is there a relationship between
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Ezell, Michael Eugene, 1973-
Desisting from crime.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607560941
Online version:
Ezell, Michael Eugene, 1973-
Desisting from crime.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)608836410
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eugene Ezell; Lawrence E Cohen
ISBN: 0199273812 9780199273812
OCLC Number: 56682845
Description: xiii, 328 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Looking forward --
Crime over the life course : the empirical implications of three theories --
Empirical research review and hypotheses --
The California youth authority --
Data and methods --
Descriptive summary of data --
Age and crime among latent classes of serious youthful offenders --
On the relationship of past to subsequent criminal activity --
Looking backward and forward.
Series Title: Clarendon studies in criminology.
Responsibility: Michael E. Ezell and Lawrence E. Cohen.
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Examines patterns of offending among persistent juvenile offenders. Employing quantitative techniques to offenders with high rates of recidivism, this work demonstrates that many of these apparently  Read more...

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