The (Surprising) stability of youth crime rates

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Despite the profound demographic and socioeconomic changes characterizing family life in recent years, youth crime rates have remained more or less constant since 1971. This finding is of interest given the intense public concern regarding the welfare of children. It also serves as a convenient basis for projecting the future volume of youth crime. © 1986 Plenum Publishing Corporation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cook, PJ; Laub, JH

Published Date

  • September 1, 1986

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 265 - 277

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1573-7799

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0748-4518

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/BF01066530

Citation Source

  • Scopus