skip navigation

PUBLICATIONS

Register for Latest Research

Stay Informed
Register with NCJRS to receive NCJRS's biweekly e-newsletter JUSTINFO and additional periodic emails from NCJRS and the NCJRS federal sponsors that highlight the latest research published or sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs.

NCJRS Abstract

The document referenced below is part of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection. To conduct further searches of the collection, visit the Virtual Library. See the Obtain Documents page for direction on how to access resources online, via mail, through interlibrary loans, or in a local library.

 

NCJ Number: 41502 Find in a Library
Title: DELINQUENCY VULNERABILITY - A CROSS GROUP AND LONGITUDINAL ANALYSIS (FROM JUVENILE DELINQUENCY - A SOCIOLOGICAL READER, 1976, BY JAMES O. STANDLEY - SEE NCJ-41499)
Author(s): S DINITZ; F R SCARPITTI; W C RECKLESS
Corporate Author: Xerox Individualized Publishing
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: Xerox Individualized Publishing
Lexington, MA 02173
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A RESEARCH REPORT IS CONCERNED WITH AN ATTEMPT TO DISCOVER WHAT INSULATES EARLY ADOLESCENT BOYS IN HIGH DELINQUENCY AREAS AGAINST DELINQUENCY.
Abstract: THE STUDY IS BASED ON AN ASSESSMENT OF 70 BOYS AT 12 YEARS OLD AND AGAIN AT 16 WHO WERE NOMINATED BY THEIR SIXTH GRADE TEACHERS AS HEADED FOR DELINQUENCY. A COMPARISON GROUP OF 103 'GOOD' BOYS WERE ASSESSED UNDER THE SAME CONDITIONS. THE RESEARCHERS BELIEVE THAT NON-DELINQUENT BOYS EVIDENCE A GOOD SELF-CONCEPT, A PRODUCT OF GOOD SOCIALIZATION, PROVIDING RESISTANCE TO DELINQUENT-PRODUCING INFLUENCES...TWH
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Geographic distribution of crime; High crime areas; Juvenile delinquency factors; Longitudinal studies; Research; Sampling; Self concept; Sociology; Studies
Note: REPRINTED FROM AMERICAN SOCIOLOGICAL REVIEW, V 27 (1962), P 515-517
To cite this abstract, use the following link:
http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/abstract.aspx?ID=41502

*A link to the full-text document is provided whenever possible. For documents not available online, a link to the publisher's website is provided. Tell us how you use the NCJRS Library and Abstracts Database - send us your feedback.