Ch 10 PPT - Family Influences of Delinquency Chapter 10...

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Family Influences of Delinquency Chapter 10
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Overview Crime Runes in Families Large Family Size Child-Rearing Methods Child Abuse and Neglect Parental Conflict and Disrupted Families Other Parental Features Key Methodological Issues
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Introduction Family factors influence delinquency Best predictors of delinquency: antisocial parents male gender low socio-economic status of the family psychological factors
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Crime Runes in Families Criminal and antisocial parents tend to have delinquent and antisocial children Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development Pittsburgh Youth Study 6 possible explanations Intergenerational continuities in exposure to multiple risk factors Assortative mating social homogamy/ phenotypic assortment
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Crime Runes in Families 6 possible explanations (cont) Direct and mutual influences of family members on each other Environmental mechanisms mediate effect Genetic mechanisms mediate effect Official (police and court) bias against known criminal families
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course CRJU 4230 taught by Professor Derekallen during the Fall '10 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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Ch 10 PPT - Family Influences of Delinquency Chapter 10...

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