Farrington et al

Turning to Crime G543 

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  • Farrington et al - The Cambridge Study
    • Participants = 411 boys aged 8 to 9
      • 6 Schools from East London - Mostly white working class
        • At age 48 only 934 males still alive 93% interviewed
    • Longitudinal Survey
      • Criminal  background check
      • Self Report
        • At age 48 only 934 males still alive 93% interviewed
  • Participants = 411 boys aged 8 to 9
    • 6 Schools from East London - Mostly white working class
    • Longitudinal Survey
      • Criminal  background check
      • Self Report
      • 161 had convictions  at age 48
        • Farrington et al - The Cambridge Study
          • those who had criminal convictions at 10-13 averaged 9 crimes
          • Those who had criminal convictions  14-16  averaged 6 crimes
        • Those who had criminal convictions  14-16  averaged 6 crimes
        • These 2 groups accounted for  77% of all crime recorded
          • those who had criminal convictions at 10-13 averaged 9 crimes
        • There would be wide ranging benefits of early prevention plans
          • Those who are chronic offenders shared common childhood characteristics
            • convicted parent
              • Those who are chronic offenders shared common childhood characteristics
              • High Daring  - low heart rate
                • Delinquent Sibling
                  • Young  Mother
                    • Disrupted Family
                      • After 32 years only self report used - social desirability
                        • Decreased Internal Validity - Is it measuring what it intends to measure
                          • Androcentric - results cannot be generalized to women
                            • Decreased External Validity
                          • Ethnocentric
                            • Decreased External Validity
                          • High in Mundane Realism
                            • High Ecological Validity
                              • High in Mundane Realism
                              • Holistic - Investigates every aspect
                                • However Reductionist as only disrupted families studied
                              • Baulby - maternal deprivation
                                • convicted parent
                                • Bandura - Transmission of Aggression
                                  • High Daring  - low heart rate
                                  • Social Workers  - looking at high risk children
                                    • There would be wide ranging benefits of early prevention plans

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