ERIC Number: EJ297745
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
Alcohol Use and Delinquency among Black, White and Hispanic Adolescent Offenders.
Dawkins, Russell L.; Dawkins, Marvin P.
Adolescence, v18 n72 p799-809 Win 1983
Examined the relationship between drinking and criminal behavior among 342 adolescent offenders. Results showed drinking is strongly associated with minor offenses. Relative to background and behavioral factors, drinking is the strongest single predictor of serious criminal offenses among Blacks, with less importance for whites and little importance for Hispanics. (JAC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A