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Juvenile offending: specialisation or versatility



Offence specialisation among juvenile offenders in New South Wales is examined by considering a number of questions. These include: do juvenile offenders tend to commit the same type of offence, or consistently switch between offences over the course of their offending careers; and do patterns of juvenile offending remain stable or change over a career?


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Carcach C & Leverett S. 1999. Juvenile offending: specialisation or versatility. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 108. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi108