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Most criminological theories are tested using samples of adolescents. Consequently, there is ample evidence regarding the correlates of criminal behavior committed by teenagers. The problem, however, is that there is

Most criminological theories are tested using samples of adolescents. Consequently, there is ample evidence regarding the correlates of criminal behavior committed by teenagers. The problem, however, is that there is relatively little information regarding the correlates of criminal offending committed during late life. This limits the ability to assess the generalizability of some of the leading theories in criminology.

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    • Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2012
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    • Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-196)
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    • Field of study: Criminology and criminal justice

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    by Scott Edward Wolfe

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