Criminology Notes 2

Criminology Notes 2 - Criminology Notes 2 Role of Juvenile...

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Criminology Notes 2 Role of Juvenile Gangs in Facilitating Delinquent Behavior  by Thornberry Password protected…  Oops.  And thus we go to JSTOR.  But alas!  It appears that that  does not work.  Does God hate us?  So it would seem. On the Thornberry.   Studies that amount of deviant behaviors that occurs when people enter or leave  gangs.  This is found with self-reported behavior.  (Remember, there is exaggerated, but  we have no reason to believe the maount of exaggeration differs, so we have consistent  exaggeration) Looks at people at 3 time periods.  Asks, were you in a gang or were you not in a gang.  He then asks about the crimes committed. Time periods:  Gang gang gang- expect lots of criminal behavior Not not not - expects little criminal behavior Gang gang not- Not gang gang Gang not gang Look at all the cases.  Does entering the gang have the effect on deviant behavior that  you think it would, and you look to see if leaving the gang has the effect you thin it  would. Virtually every borderline you look at has the predictable result.  There would seem to be some correlation between gang membership and participation in  deviant activity.  Crime and Deviance in the Life Course   by Robert Sampson Oh look, that’s protected too.  Let’s try JSTOR.   FAILURE Urban Black Violence: Effect of Male Joblessness and Family Disruption
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course SOCI 205 taught by Professor Evans during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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