Antisocial Behaviour by Young People / Edition 1

Antisocial Behaviour by Young People / Edition 1

by Michael Rutter, Henri Giller, Ann Hagell, Ann Hagell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521646081

ISBN-13: 9780521646086

Pub. Date: 09/28/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Written by a child psychiatrist, a criminologist and a social psychologist, Antisocial Behavior by Young People is a major international review of research evidence on antisocial behavior. The book covers all aspects of the field, including descriptions of different types of delinquency and time trends, the state of knowledge on the individual, social-psychological

Overview

Written by a child psychiatrist, a criminologist and a social psychologist, Antisocial Behavior by Young People is a major international review of research evidence on antisocial behavior. The book covers all aspects of the field, including descriptions of different types of delinquency and time trends, the state of knowledge on the individual, social-psychological and cultural factors involved, and recent advances in prevention and intervention. The authors bring together a wide range of disciplinary perspectives in order to provide a comprehensive account of antisocial behavior in youth. This will be an important work for many professionals and researchers in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, sociology, and criminology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521646086
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
478
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Identifying the most useful research; 3. Concepts and measures of crime; 4. Historical trends; 5. Varieties of antisocial behaviour; 6. The role of individual features; 7. The role of psychosocial features; 8. Society-wide influences; 9. Gender differences; 10. From child to adult: persistence and desistance; 11. Prevention and intervention I: principles and concepts: application at the predelinquency stage; 12. Prevention and intervention II: applications at the postdelinquency phase; 13. Conclusions.

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