Turning to crime figures

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Turning to crime


  • 411 white, working class boys.
  • By the age of 20, of those with a convicted father, 48% had a criminal record themselves.
  • Of those with a non-convicted father, 19% had a criminal record themselves
  • On average, criminal careers lasted from 14-35

Waikstrom and Tafel

  • 2,000 14-15 year olds

Yochelson and Samenow


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