Criminal Careers of Serious Delinquents in Two Cities

Robert Brame, Jeffrey Fagan, Alex R. Piquero, Carol A. Schubert, Laurence Steinberg

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Because different methods for studying criminal behavior all suffer from important limitations, it is useful to apply different methodologies to the same population whenever possible. In this analysis, we examine the relationships between self-report and official record-based measures of offending activity using populations of adolescent serious offenders in Phoenix, Arizona, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)256-272
Number of pages17
JournalYouth Violence and Juvenile Justice
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004
Externally publishedYes


  • criminal behavior
  • longitudinal analysis
  • measurement

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