Document start, duration & end of offending behaviour from childhood to adulthood.
Investigate life events; risk factors predicting offending and antisocial behaviour.
Longitudinal. Interviews & tests at various ages over 24 years.
411 boys aged 8+9 from registers of 6 state schools in East London. Predominantly white working class. At age 48, 365 interviewed.
Interviews at school 8, 10 & 14. Interviews in research office at 16, 18. 21. Interviews in homes at 25 & 31. School tests…