Poverty

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1. what where the participants for the study

  • 200 year 6 students
  • 2000 year 10 students (age 14-5) - representing all the year 10 students in all 13 state schools in Peterborough
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2. what was the aim of wikstrom

  • why do young people offend
  • behaviour is learnt through behaviour
  • disrupted families

3. what did wikstrom find

  • three groups of adolescent offenders
  • white collar crimes were more common

4. what are the explanatory factors

  • family social position, individual characteristics, lifestyle and routine activities. community context
  • questionnaire, interviews

5. what type of study was it

  • cross-sectional
  • longitudinal
  • content analysis

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