Life-Course and Integrated Theories

State the focus of life-course criminology.

Explain when antisocial behavior begins, according to Patterson’s developmental perspective, and how long it continues.

Identify Moffitt’s two categories of youthful offenders.

Review Laub and Sampson’s focus on the quality of social bonds in persistent offending or desisting from crime.

State the emphasis of Thornberry’s interactional theory.

Compare and contrast the concepts of control deficit and control surplus in Tittle’s control balance theory.

Briefly list the 10 propositions that Cullen uses to explain how social support is related to crime and delinquency.

Describe how, according to Agnew, the interaction between five life domains affects the likelihood of antisocial behavior.

Identify the basis of Farrington’s integrated cognitive antisocial potential theory.

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