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NCJ Number: 31196 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: SCHOOLS AND THE DELINQUENCY EXPERIENCE
Journal: CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND BEHAVIOR  Volume:2  Issue:4  Dated:(DECEMBER 1975)  Pages:315-338
Author(s): K POLK
Corporate Author: Sage Publications, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 24
Sponsoring Agency: Sage Publications, Inc
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
US Dept of Health, Education, and Welfare
Rockville, MD 20857
Grant Number: MH14806
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AFTER EXAMINING THE DEFINITION OF DELINQUENCY AND THE PATTERNS OF SCHOOL EXPERIENCES, THE AUTHOR EXPLORES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DELINQUENCY AND SCHOOL SUCCESS OR FAILURE.
Abstract: SECONDARY DATA AND FINDINGS DRAWN FROM AN ONGOING COHORT STUDY OF 284 ADOLESCENT MALES IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST ARE USED TO SHOW THAT ADULT SUCCESS IS RELATED TO SCHOOL SUCCESS, SCHOOL SUCCESS IS RELATED TO FAMILY STATUS CHARACTERISTICS, SCHOOL STATUS AND SOCIAL CLASS EXERT INDEPENDENT EFFECTS ON DELINQUENCY, AND THAT ADULT CAREERS, BOTH SUCCESSFUL AND DEVIANT, ARE FUNCTIONS OF ADOLESCENT SCHOOL AND DELINQUENCY LABLES. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Education; Educational levels; Elementary school education; High school education; Juvenile delinquency factors; School influences on crime
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