Turning to crime

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Aim of Farrington
Aim: To track the start, duration and end of offending behaviour. To investigate the influence of life events on behaviour.
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Method and participants of Farrington
Method: Longitudinal (40 years) Pts: 411 boys, 8-9 years, South London
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Procedure of Farrington
Procedure: Official records office. Interviews about health, income, family, relationships, drugs and alcohol use.
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Results for Farrington
Results: -48% of people with convicted fathers had convictions. -19% of people without convicted fathers had convictions. -Peak age of offending: 17-18 -Risk factors: Large family size, single mother, convictions, low popularity.
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Sutherlands theory of differential association
1. Criminal bhvr is learnt. 2. Through communication. 3.Thro
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