Childhood, Adolescent, and Adult Features of Violent Males

  • David P. Farrington
Part of the The Plenum Series in Social/Clinical Psychology book series (SSSC)


The primary aim of this chapter is to investigate the predictors and correlates of four groups of violent males:
  1. 1.

    Those involved in violence at professional soccer matches at age 18

  2. 2.

    Those identified as aggressive frequent group fighters at age 18

  3. 3.

    Those who had assaulted their wives or cohabitees at age 32

  4. 4.

    Those who were convicted for violent offenses up to age 32

Soccer violence is a somewhat culturally specific phenomenon, whereas the other three types of violence have more cross-cultural applicability.


Antisocial Behavior Violent Offense Violent Offender Authoritarian Parent Soccer Match 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David P. Farrington
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of CriminologyCambridge UniversityCambridgeUK

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