G543 Forensic studies - Farrington and Wikstrom

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1. Percentage of males and females that had committed a crime in Wikstrom & Tafel's study?

  • 45% males, 31% females
  • 73% males, 59% females
  • 50% males, 38% females
  • 20% males, 14% females
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2. Data collection method in Wikstrom & Tafel's study?

  • Interviews and official records
  • Questionnaires
  • Structured observations
  • Likert rating scales

3. 3 factors explaining offending behaviour in Wikstrom & Tafel's study?

  • Independently affected, family orientated, peer pressured
  • Propensity induced, lifestyle dependent, situationally limited
  • Personality inspired, lifestyle predicted, environmentally trappe

4. How long were the participans interviewed for in Farrington's study?

  • 24 years
  • 11 years
  • 32 years
  • 6 years

5. Wikstrom & Tafel's study focus?

  • Upbringing - Learning from others
  • Upbringing - Poverty and disdavantaged neighbourhoods
  • Cognition - Criminal thinking patterns
  • Cognition - Disrupted Families

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