Violence and Serious Theft
Development and Prediction from Childhood to Adulthood
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Violence and Serious Theft by Rolf Loeber
Book DescriptionIn this volume, top experts in the field of delinquency discuss the implications of the findings of the Pittsburgh Youth Study for current conceptualizations of antisocial behavior. Violence and Serious Theft is unique in that it combines the strengths of three disciplines to explain delinquency in young people: developmental psychopathology, criminology, and public health. The book addresses questions in two main areas: serious offending as an outcome over time and developmental aspects of serious offending; and factors which explain why some young males become violent and/or commit serious crime while others do not. Violence and Serious Theft is a resource for researchers, practitioners and students in developmental, school and counseling psychology; psychopathology, psychiatry, public health and criminology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780805852226
(229mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 25-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Rolf Loeber
Rolf Loeber, PhD, is distinguished professor of psychiatry, and professor of psychology and epidemiology at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as professor of juvenile delinquency and social development, at Free University, the Netherlands. David P. Farrington, PhD, is professor of psychological criminology at Cambridge University. Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, PhD, is associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. Helene Raskin White, PhD, is professor of sociology with a joint appointment in the Center of Alcohol Studies and Sociology Department at Rutgers University.
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