Points of Unrest
[W]ithout a lifelong history of antisocial behaviour, the forces of cumulative continuity have had fewer years in which to gather the momentum of a downhill snowball. Before taking up delinquency, adolescence-limited offenders had ample years to develop an accomplished repertoire of prosocial behaviours and basic academic skills. These social skills and academic achievements make then eligible for postsecondary education, good marriages, and desirable jobs.
KeywordsAntisocial Behaviour Prosocial Behaviour Young Offender Underground Economy Parental Incarceration
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