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Delinquency in a Birth Cohort (Studies in Crime and Justice) by Wolfgang, Marvin E.

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile offenders,
  • Juvenile Delinquency,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Criminology,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Biography,
  • Problems, exercises, etc,
  • Readers,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9759548M
ISBN 100226905586
ISBN 109780226905587

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Wolfgang wrote over 30 books and articles throughout his life. His most famous work, Delinquency in a Birth Cohort, was published in This book marked the beginning of large-scale studies of crime and delinquency. It was a study of o boys born in Philadelphia in Academic advisors: Thorsten Sellin. Other articles where Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is discussed: Marvin Wolfgang: and Johan Thorsten Sellin on Delinquency in a Birth Cohort (), Wolfgang found that half of all offenses and nearly three-fourths of serious offenses were committed by a small number of habitual offenders, a discovery that influenced criminal justice systems throughout the world. series analyses of delinquency rates of a birth cohort. The birth cohort used in this study is com-posed of all males born in who resided in the city of Philadelphia, at least from their 10th until their 18th birthday, but in most cases from birth until their 18th birthday, a total of nea males. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, s: Series Title: Studies in crime and justice: Responsibility: by Marvin E. Wolfgang.

  Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States, writes Norval Morris in his foreword. What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system.4/5(3).   The purpose of this study was to investigate the history of delinquency in a birth cohort--in particular, the age of onset of delinquent behavior and the progression or cessation of delinquency. Data were collected on a cohort of males born in and residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 23 cm. Series Title: Studies in crime and justice. Responsibility: Marvin E. Books by Marvin Eugene Wolfgang. Delinquency in a Birth Cohort by. Marvin Eugene Wolfgang, Robert M. Figlio, Thorsten Sellin. Delinquency in Puerto Rico: The Birth Cohort Study by. Dora Nevares-Muuniz, Paul E. Tracy, Marvin Eugene Wolfgang, Dora Nevares-Muuniz.

"Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States," writes Norval Morris in his foreword. "What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system.". The first display of this work was published as Delinquency in a Birth Cohort in 1 The study involved analysis of a cohort of males born in who lived in Philadelphia from at least their tenth to their eighteenth birthdays. Through the use of school, police and Selective Service files, we were able to locate and gather data on by: "Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States," writes Norval Morris in his foreword. "What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system."/5(4). "Delinquency in a Birth Cohort is a turning point in criminological research in the United States," writes Norval Morris in his foreword. "What has been completely lacking until this book is an analysis of delinquency in a substantial cohort of youths, the cohort being defined other than by their contact with any part of the criminal justice system."Price: $