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  • Young Homicide Offenders and Victimsby Rolf Loeber; David P. Farrington

    Springer US 2011; US$ 159.00

    Based on the findings of a unique longitudinal study, this volume provides experts with unprecedented analysis of prospectively collected data following the road from childhood to early adulthood of 1,517 boys and young men from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. more...

  • Serious and Violent Juvenile Offendersby Rolf Loeber; David P. Farrington

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 90.00 US$ 76.50

    Detailed and comprehensive, this volume presents authoritative discussions by leading scholars on issues surrounding serious and violent juvenile offenders. This population is responsible for a disproportionate percentage of all crime and poses the greatest challenge to juvenile justice policymakers. This volume integrates knowledge about risk and... more...

  • Child Delinquentsby Rolf Loeber; David P. Farrington

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 48.00 US$ 40.80

    Between 1980 and 1996 the number of arrests has increased considerably for offenders ages 12 and under. This increase is a cost to society in two ways: the cost of the crime and the cost of multiple agencies involved with these children. Several questions have developed due to this increase: How does the juvenile justice system deal with child delinquents?... more...

  • Criminal Recidivismby Georgia Zara; David P. Farrington

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Criminal Recidivism intends to fill a gap in the criminological psychology literature by examining the processes underlying persistent criminal careers. This book aims to investigate criminal recidivism, and why, how and for how long an individual continues to commit crimes, whilst also reviewing knowledge about risk assessment and the role of psychopathy... more...

  • The Psychology of Crime, Policing and Courtsby Andreas Kapardis; David P. Farrington

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book brings together an international group of experts to present cutting-edge psychological research on crime, policing and courts. With contributors from the UK, Germany, Italy, Norway, Cyprus, Israel, Canada and the USA, this volume explores some of the most interesting and contemporary areas of criminological and legal psychology. The... more...

  • Early Prevention of Adult Antisocial Behaviourby David P. Farrington; Jeremy W. Coid

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    Examines the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of early prevention programmes on levels of adult antisocial behaviour. more...

  • Reducing Crimeby Amanda Perry; Cynthia McDougall; David P. Farrington

    Wiley 2006; US$ 183.95 US$ 159.42

    Based on extensive research initiated by the UK Home Office, Reducing Crime offers an objective look at the effectiveness of criminal justice interventions in the reduction of crime. Bringing together information about where, for whom and at what cost these interventions are effective, the book examines alcohol prevention and drug treatment studies;... more...

  • Preventing Crimeby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00

    Crime prevention should be rational and should be based on the best possible evidence. Decision-makers should weigh heavily any available evidence on what works best. How can a program that has produced no discernable evidence of effectiveness, as shown through numerous evaluations, be considered for implementation? Unfortunately, this happens all... more...

  • Preventing Crimeby Brandon C. Welsh; David P. Farrington

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 89.99

    Crime prevention should be rational and should be based on the best possible evidence. Decision-makers should weigh heavily any available evidence on what works best. How can a program that has produced no discernable evidence of effectiveness, as shown through numerous evaluations, be considered for implementation? Unfortunately, this happens all... more...

  • Saving Children from a Life of Crimeby David P. Farrington; Brandon C. Welsh

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 21.99 US$ 18.91

    After decades of rigorous study in the United States and across the Western world, a great deal is known about the early risk factors for offending. High impulsiveness, low attainment, criminal parents, parental conflict, and growing up in a deprived, high-crime neighborhood are among the most important factors. There is also a growing body of high... more...