Unformatted text preview: between suspicious behavior and criminal behavior later in life while girls showed little correlation on most topics. Surprisingly, broken homes and abusive parents had the poorest correlation for future violence in both age groups. This article was set up good and was easy to understand but I think it lacked a lot of researched. Many of the topics discussed were inconclusive and showed that more research on the topic needed to be done to affirm what is true. Many of the topics that were chosen to be in the study seemed to be known indicators. For example, being in a gang was a topic discussed. To me it seems obvious that being in a gang will lead to delinquent behavior. This article labeled the predictors and made them known but didn’t go into any more detail. Also, it would have been helpful to know what is being doing to prevent these predictors from occurring....
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, youth violence, interpersonal physical violence, future violence