Flashcards in G543 - Upbringing - Wilkstrom And Tafel Deck (12)
What method of data collection was used?
What design was used?
How many boys and girls was the questionnaire distributed to? What year were they in, what age?
200 boys and girls in year 10 aged 14-15
What was the return rate for the questionnaire?
Who were then selected for participation in a more in-depth interview process?
A random subset of approximately 20% of respondents
What was the more in-depth interview process?
Space-time budget analysis
What 5 key risk factors were found to make offending more likely?
- weak family and school bonds
- social class
- disadvantaged neighbourhood
- poor self-control
What three groups of adolescent offender were identified?
Situationally limited offenders
Life-style dependent offenders
What were situationally limited offenders?
Well-adjusted youths who may offend if they have a risky life-style. They are unlikely to turn to a life of crime
What are life-style dependent offenders? What does involvement in crime depend on?what may be a major reason for offending?
Neither poorly nor well adjusted youths. Involvement in crime depends on whether their life-style frequently brings them into situations of risk. Poor influence may be a major reason for offending
What are propensity-induced offenders? Likely to have a high what? Regardless of?
Poorly adjusted individuals likely to have a high rate of offending regardless of life-style risk