The Resource Criminal careers and "career criminals.", Volume I, Alfred Blumstein [and three others], editors ; Panel on Research on Criminal Careers, Committee on Research on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council

Criminal careers and "career criminals.", Volume I, Alfred Blumstein [and three others], editors ; Panel on Research on Criminal Careers, Committee on Research on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council

Label
Criminal careers and "career criminals.", Volume I
Title
Criminal careers and "career criminals."
Title number
Volume I
Statement of responsibility
Alfred Blumstein [and three others], editors ; Panel on Research on Criminal Careers, Committee on Research on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
364.30973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV7936.C88
LC item number
.C75 1986ebeb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Criminal careers and "career criminals.", Volume I, Alfred Blumstein [and three others], editors ; Panel on Research on Criminal Careers, Committee on Research on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Criminal Careers and ""Career Criminals"":; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Criminal Careers and ""Career Criminals""; Summary; THE CRIMINAL CAREER APPROACH; FINDINGS ON CRIMINAL CAREERS; Participation in Offending; Measures of Participation; Risk Factors in Criminal Participation; Individual Frequencies for Active Offenders; Overall Rates; Demographic Differences in n; Other Factors Related to n; Trends in Seriousness; Career Length; USE OF CRIMINAL CAREER INFORMATION IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE DECISION MAKING; Career Modification; Incapacitation; PREDICTION-BASED CLASSIFICATION RULES
  • Existing Decision PracticesEthical Limitations; Methodological Issues; Specific Classification Rules; Record-Keeping Implications; AN AGENDA FOR FUTURE RESEARCH; 1 Introduction: Studying Criminal Careers ; THE CRIMINAL CAREERS CONCEPT; CRIME CONTROL POLICIES; Knowledge for Policy; Classification of Offenders; Ethical Considerations; DIMENSIONS OF CRIMINAL CAREERS; Participation; Individual Frequency Rates, Seriousness, and Duration; Basic Definitions and Symbols; Basic Model of a Criminal Career; Extensions of the Basic Model; USING THE CRIMINAL CAREER PARADIGM
  • Interpreting Aggregate Crime RatesDemographic Correlates of Criminal Careers; Incapacitation, Rehabilitation, and Deterrence; SCOPE OF THE PANEL'S REPORT; 2 Participation in Criminal Careers ; STUDY DESIGNS AND PARTICIPATION ESTIMATES; PARTICIPATION AMONG MALES; Official-Record Estimates; Self-Report Estimates; PARTICIPATION ESTIMATES BY SEX, RACE, AND AGE; Sex; Race; Age; OTHER FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATION; Family Influences; Parenting; Parental Criminality; Family Disruption; Family Size and Structure; Early Antisocial Behavior; Social Class; School Performance and Intelligence
  • RaceSex; Age; Offense Clusters; Specialization; Age; Offense Type; Sex; Race; Escalation; TERMINATION AND LENGTH OF CRIMINAL CAREERS; Types of Studies; Persistence by Delinquents into Adult Careers; Measuring Career Length by Number of Arrests; Measuring Career Length in Years; CONCLUSION; 4 Methodological Issues in Criminal Career Research ; OBSERVATIONAL APPROACHES: SELF-REPORTS AND OFFICIAL RECORDS; Self-Reports; Official Records; Potential for Synthesis of Observational Methods; SAMPLING ISSUES; USE OF COHORT AND CROSS-SECTIONAL DATA; PROBLEMS OF CONFOUNDED EFFECTS
  • Substance AbuseEmployment; Peer Group Influences; SUMMARY; 3 Dimensions of Active Criminal Careers ; INDIVIDUAL FREQUENCY RATES; Arrest Frequencies (o) by Crime Type; Offending Frequencies (n) By Crime Type; Inferring n from o; The Rand Inmate Surveys; National Youth Survey; Estimates of n; Variations in n by Sex, Age, and Race; Sex; Age; Race; Other Factors Associated with Variations in Frequency Rates; Age at Onset of Criminal Activity; Drug Use; Employment; Previous Criminal Involvement; Summary; SERIOUSNESS; Types of Studies; Changes in Offense Mix; General Offense-Switching Patterns
Control code
ocn882245074
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (474 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309554879
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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.b35464732
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)882245074
  • pebcs030955487X

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