- The Oxford Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice
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- Developmental and Life-Course Criminology
- Age and Crime
- Age of Onset of Offending Behavior
- Specialization and Versatility in Offending
- Acceleration, Deceleration, Escalation, and De-escalation
- Persistence and Desistance
- Trajectories of Criminal Behavior Across the Life Course
- The Developmental Taxonomy
- Developmental Pathways to Conduct Problems and Serious Forms of Delinquency
- The Integrated Cognitive Antisocial Potential (ICAP) Theory: New Empirical Tests
- The Interconnected Development of Personal Controls and Antisocial Behavior
- The Social Development Model
- Interactional Theory
- The Dynamics of Change: Criminogenic Interactions and Life-Course Patterns in Crime
- The Age-Graded Theory of Informal Social Control
- Biosocial Influences on Offending Across the Life Course
- Personality and Other Individual Influences on Offending
- Family Influences on Youth Offending
- Peer Influences on Offending
- Schools and the Pathway to Crime: A Focus on Relationships
- Developmental Influences of Substance Use on Criminal Offending
- The Impact of Changes in Family Situations on Persistence and Desistance from Crime
- Employment, Crime, and the Life Course
- The Effects of Neighborhood Context and Residential Mobility on Criminal Persistence and Desistance
- Religion and the Military
- The Effects of Juvenile System Processing on Subsequent Delinquency Outcomes
- Effects of Incarceration
- Desistance and Cognitive Transformations
- Developmental and Life-Course Findings on Women and Girls
- Family-Based Programs for Preventing Delinquency and Later Offending
- Developmental Preschool and School Programs Against Violence and Offending
- Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment to Prevent Offending and to Rehabilitate Offenders
- Cost-Benefit Analysis of Developmental Prevention
- Conclusions and Implications for Developmental and Life-Course Criminology
Abstract and Keywords
This chapter presents an overview of the social development model (SDM)—a general theory of human behavior that integrates research on risk and protective factors into a coherent model. The goal of this synthesis is to provide more explanatory power than its component theories. This chapter first specifies the model constructs and their hypothesized relationships to prosocial and antisocial behaviors. It then provides a synthesis of what has been learned from empirical tests of social development hypotheses for predicting pro- and antisocial behaviors. This chapter also highlights interventions derived from the SDM and summarizes their impact on pro- and antisocial behaviors. Finally, the chapter concludes by presenting future directions for SDM-based research.
Christopher Cambron is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Center for Health Outcomes and Population Equity at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Richard F. Catalano is the Bartley Dobb Professor for the Study and Prevention of Violence and Co-founder of the Social Development Research Group at the University of Washington School of Social Work.
J. David Hawkins is the Endowed Professor of Prevention, and Founding Director of the Social Development Research Group, at the University of Washington School of Social Work.
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