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Crime in the Making

Pathways and Turning Points through Life

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674176058

Publication Date: 03/15/1995


320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 line illustrations, 43 tables


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Toward an Age-graded Theory of Informal Social Control
  • 2. Unraveling Juvenile Delinquency and Follow-up Studies
  • 3. Restoring, Supplementing, and Validating the Data
  • 4. The Family Context of Juvenile Delinquency
  • 5. The Role of School, Peers, and Siblings
  • 6. Continuity in Behavior over Time
  • 7. Adult Social Bonds and Change in Criminal Behavior
  • 8. Comparative Models of Crime and Deviance
  • 9. Exploring Life Histories
  • 10. Summing Up and Looking Ahead
  • Appendix: Interview with the Gluecks’ Original Research Staff
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 1994 Michael J. Hindelang Award, American Society of Criminology
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