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The Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development: A Long-Term Follow-Up of 411 London Males

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The Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development is a prospective longitudinal survey of crime and delinquency in 411 males, mostly born in 1953. The Study began in 1961–62, when most of the boys were aged 8–9. The major results obtained so far can be found in four books1) and over 60 published articles listed at the end of this paper. The Study was originally directed by Donald J. West, and it is now directed by David P. Farrington, who has worked on it since 1969. This paper initially describes the Study and past results obtained in it, and then summarizes the most recent results emerging from the latest interviews with the males at age 32.

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Documentation: Publications from the Cambridge Study

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Farrington, D.P., West, D.J. (1990). The Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development: A Long-Term Follow-Up of 411 London Males. In: Kerner, HJ., Kaiser, G. (eds) Kriminalität. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-75418-0_9

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