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The prediction and intervention of criminal behavior: a comparison of actuarial and case study methods
Conceptual differences between actuarial and case study prediction, and past empirical comparisons of predictive powers are reviewed. The major concern is with providing empirical comparisons of accuracy in predicting ...
An empirical test of norm-containment theory as applied to criminal behavior
Norm-containment theory (Reckless, 1961a, 1961b, 1962, 1967; Reckless and Dinitz, 1967; Reckless and Shoham, 1963) postulates that there are two containing buffers which steer the individual away from delinquency: ...