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Shulman, Elizabeth P.; Steinberg, Laurence; Piquero, Alex R. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2014
The present article responds to Males and Brown's "Teenagers' High Arrest Rates: Features of Young Age or Youth Poverty?" which claims that the widely observed pattern of crime rates peaking in late adolescence or early adulthood is an artifact of age differences in poverty. We note that the authors' interpretation of their aggregated…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Poverty, Crime
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Piquero, Alex; Blumstein, Alfred; Brame, Robert; Haapanen, Rudy; Mulvey, Edward P.; Nagin, Daniel S. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2001
Examined effect of accounting for exposure (incarceration) time on arrest rate of 272 paroled serious offenders followed through age 33. Analysis without exposure time adjustments suggested that over 92 percent exhibited highest arrest activity in late teens and early 20s. Adjusted for exposure time, about 72 percent showed a decline in arrest…
Descriptors: Criminals, Data Analysis, Individual Development, Late Adolescents
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Dornbusch, Sanford M. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2000
Discusses findings from this special issue on adolescent transition to university. Focuses primarily on how findings highlight the importance of context in youth development. Concludes that articles point to the importance of studying developmental processes in college-bound students while they are in secondary school. (Author/KB)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescent Development, College Bound Students, College Freshmen
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Pratt, Michael W. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2000
Introduces this special journal issue on adolescent transition to university. Notes that increased attention to this transition stems from influences of extending schooling on traditional adolescent experiences. Describes the articles as focusing on particular aspects of a risk and protective resources framework. Expresses hope that articles will…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescent Development, College Bound Students, College Freshmen