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Delinquency in birth cohort

Wolfgang, Marvin E.

Delinquency in birth cohort

by Wolfgang, Marvin E.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile delinquency -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarvin E. Wolfgang, Robert M. Figlio, Thorsten Sellin.
    GenreCase studies.
    SeriesMidway reprint, Studies in crime and justice
    ContributionsSellin, Thorsten., Figlio, Robert M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9106.P5 W64 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 372 p. :
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19679090M
    ISBN 100226905543

    What was a central finding in the book Unraveling Juvenile Delinquency? (p. ) Compared to the male delinquency rate in the Philadelphia Birth Cohort, what was the significance of the female delinquency rate? (p. ) one time offenders. "Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States," writes Norval Morris in his foreword. "What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system."5/5(1).

    sellin, delinquency in a birth cohort (). Rutter's original defining characteristics for the study's cohort were pupils who partici- pated in a study of year-olds in one inner London borough and in entered oneCited by: 2.   The book begins its examination with a discussion of the background for the current study. Literature on juvenile delinquency in Puerto Rico is reviewed, official statistics are cited, and a discussion of the birth cohort and the importance of longitudinal studies is provided.

    The research studies reported in this book were completed between June, and November, , with a USPHS research grant (MH- ) from the Center for Studies of Crime and Delinquency, National Institute of Mental Health. Every phase of the. Delinquency in a Birth Cohort 4 iS the study which I published with my associates, Robert Figlio and Thorsten Sellin. Through school, police and Selective Service files we traced 9, boys, or all those born in who lived in Philadelphia at least from ages ten to eighteen. From this total birth cohort universe, 35 per cent.


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"Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States," writes Norval Morris in his foreword. "What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system." This study of a birth cohort was not.

"Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States," writes Norval Morris in his foreword. "What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system."Cited by: Wolfgang wrote over 30 books and articles throughout his life.

His most famous work, Delinquency in a Birth Cohort, was published in This book marked the beginning of large-scale studies of crime and delinquency. It was a study of o boys born in Academic advisors: Thorsten Sellin. Other articles where Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is discussed: Marvin Wolfgang: and Johan Thorsten Sellin on Delinquency in a Birth Cohort (), Wolfgang found that half of all offenses and nearly three-fourths of serious offenses were committed by a small number of habitual offenders, a discovery that influenced criminal justice systems throughout the world.

series analyses of delinquency rates of a birth cohort. The birth cohort used in this study is com-posed of all males born in who resided in the city of Philadelphia, at least from their 10th until their 18th birthday, but in most cases from birth.

Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States, writes Norval Morris in his foreword. What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system.4/5(3).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, s: Series Title: Studies in crime and justice: Responsibility: by Marvin E. Wolfgang. The purpose of this study was to investigate the history of delinquency in a birth cohort--in particular, the age of onset of delinquent behavior and the progression or cessation of delinquency.

Data were collected on a cohort of males born in and residing in. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 23 cm. Series Title: Studies in crime and justice. Responsibility: Marvin E. The first display of this work was published as Delinquency in a Birth Cohort in 1 The study involved analysis of a cohort of males born in who lived in Philadelphia from at least their tenth to their eighteenth birthdays.

Through the use of school, police and Selective Service files, we were able to locate and gather data on by: "Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States," writes Norval Morris in his foreword.

"What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system.".

Delinquency in a Birth Cohort, published inwas the first criminologi­ cal birth cohort study in the United States. Nils Christie, in Unge norske lovorertredere, had done the first such study as his dissertation at the University of Oslo in Professor Thorsten Sellin.

Books by Marvin Eugene Wolfgang. Delinquency in a Birth Cohort by. Marvin Eugene Wolfgang, Robert M. Figlio, Thorsten Sellin. Delinquency in Puerto Rico: The Birth Cohort Study by. Dora Nevares-Muuniz, Paul E. Tracy, Marvin Eugene Wolfgang, Dora Nevares-Muuniz.

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Trent University Library : "Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States," writes Norval Morris in his foreword. "What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system."Price: $ "Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States," writes Norval Morris in his foreword.

"What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system."/5(4). Delinquency in a Birth Cohort, published inwas the first criminologi­ cal birth cohort study in the United States.

Nils Christie, in Unge norske lovorertredere, had done the first such study as his dissertation at the University of Oslo in Professor Thorsten Sellin 4/5(1). Delinquency in a Birth Cohort was the first large-scale birth cohort study of delinquency undertaken in the United States based upon a gcneralizable.

urban popUlation. The dclin­ qucncy carccrs of all boys born in who rcsidcd in Philadelphia from their 10th to thcir 18th birthdays were describcd and analyzed. Delinquency in a Birth Cohort, published inwas the first criminologi­ cal birth cohort study in the United States.

Nils Christie, in Unge norske lovorertredere, had done the first such study as his dissertation at the University of Oslo in Professor Thorsten Sellin Brand: Springer US. Marvin continued to write over 30 books and articles throughout his life, but his most famous work, Delinquency in a Birth Cohort, came in This book marked the beginning of large-scale longitudinal studies of crime and delinquency.

It was a study of over ten thousand boys born in Philadelphia in. to the international literature on longitudinal and cohort research. Birth cohort studies, a form of longitudinal research, offer unique data to better theoretically understand the factors associated with initial and continued involvement in crime and delinquency (Farrington, a).

Longitudinal research is a source of support.""Delinquency in a Birth Cohort "is a turning point in criminological research in the United States," writes Norval Morris in his foreword. "What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system.".Delinquency in a birth cohort.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press. MLA Citation. Wolfgang, Marvin E. and Sellin, Johan Thorsten. and Figlio, Robert M. Delinquency in a birth cohort [by] Marvin E. Wolfgang, Robert M. Figlio [and] Thorsten Sellin University of Chicago Press Chicago Australian/Harvard Citation.