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THE MAJOR CORRELATES OF DELINQUENCY.docx

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Department
Criminology
Course
CRIM 2416
Professor
K.Chin
Semester
Winter

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THE MAJOR CORRELATES OF DELINQUENCY Age – starts at young age Gender – most by male Race – ethnic population tend to be over represented in statistics Intelligence – School Performance – good indicator of delinquency Peer and Family Relations – good measure of delinquency VERSATILITY  Best measure of propensity to offend is number of variety of problem behaviours engaged in during youth  Problem behaviours include legal and illegal drug use, poor behaviour in school and occupational settings, difficulties in making and keeping friends, involvement in variety of accidents, and nose-picking STABILITY  Continuity of anti-social tendencies over time  Anti-social children become anti-social teenagers become anti
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