Browse Dept. of Sociology by Contributor "Sampson, Robert J."
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Adolescent sexual behavior and early childbearing: Empirical tests of social control and strain theories (1989)Research presented in this dissertation summarizes the factors associated with adolescent sexual behavior and early childbearing. Emphasis is placed on assessing the usefulness of hypotheses suggested by two general theories ...
Patterns of specialization and escalation in crime: A longitudinal analysis of juvenile and adult arrest transitions in the Glueck data (1992)This dissertation analyzes the extent to which offending patterns were characterized by specialization and escalation. Emphasis is placed on the theoretical, methodological and policy issues related to the nature of ...