G543 Forensic studies - Farrington and Wikstrom

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

  • 20% males, 14% females
  • 45% males, 31% females
  • 50% males, 38% females
  • 73% males, 59% females

3. Wikstrom & Tafel's study focus?

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

4. What was the age peak for 11 in every 100 participants to offend in Farrington's study?

  • aged 21
  • aged 17
  • aged 13
  • aged 23

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

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

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