ERIC Number: EJ642631
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Publication Date: 2001
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Risk and Protective Factors among Youth Offenders.
Carr, Mary B.; Vandiver, Trish A.
Adolescence, v36 n143 p409-26 Fall 2001
Examined risk and protective factors of youth offenders and their relation to recidivism. It was found that protective factors, specifically personal characteristics, familial conditions, and peer selection, differentiated nonrepeat offenders and repeat offenders. Present findings support adaptive model of resiliency and reinforces importance of enhancing protective factors in youth offenders as a means of deterring delinquent behavior. (Author)
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