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CRIME




FARRIGNTON ­ FAMILY SIZE

AIM ­ to investigate whether family size has an effect on criminality

DESIGN

Longitudinal study

IV ­ large or small family size
DV ­ the likelihood of family size being linked to criminality

PROCEDURE

411 boys form East End of London
Studied for over 40…

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CRIME




EVALUATION

Strength Weakness
Large sample Study has lots of results so there it lacks a clear
conclusion
Longitudinal study ­ more time to look at Interferes in private life for very long so invasion
circumstances and situations meaning results areof privacy
reliable Time consuming
Interview ­ qualitative data (in…

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