2001) compared the verbal abilities of adolescence-limited delinquents
with the verbal abilities of adolescents whose antisocial behavior persisted through adulthood and found no significant difference.
In the January Psychological Review, Granic and Patterson described recent insights into the development of violent and delinquent
behavior gleaned from long-term tracking of child-parent interactions.
There appears to be a linear relationship between blood lead levels and the number of reported delinquent
acts from the lowest levels of exposure to the highest," Dietrich says.
Typically, the police could hold alleged delinquents
either in juvenile detention facilities or even in local jails at their own discretion, with, at most, nominal judicial supervision.
are encouraged, taught, or pressured to be delinquent
by other delinquents
, there must be some level of attachment.
State law allows restaurant tax collectors to pursue delinquent
taxpayers in court and audit their books, but only if the city has an ordinance granting the collector that authority.
Investigators must establish that delinquents
have some knowledge that their behavior is problematic.
There are also, however, plenty of private sector buildings on the delinquent
Research report on the situational leadership/attitude modification program for adjudicated delinquents
The practice "was designed to deal with delinquents
who stole hubcaps, not those who mug old ladies," notes sociologist Rita Kramer in At a Tender Age: Violent Youth and Juvenile Justice (1988).
Its basic propositions are: (1) delinquents
as well as non-delinquents
are morally committed to conventional norms; (2) delinquents
differ from non-delinquents
in using techniques to neutralize conventional norms when participating in morally offensive behaviour.
While office and industrial loans remained substantially unchanged, there was a small gain in delinquent
multifamily loans, and a corresponding decline in retail delinquents