Selected Articles

Sampson, Robert J, and John H Laub. 1993. “Structural Variations in Juvenile Court Processing: Inequality, the Underclass, and Social Control.” Law and Society Review 27: 285-311.
and Laub, John H., Robert Sampson J. 1993. “Turning Points in the Life Course: Why Change Matters to the Study of Crime.” Criminology 31: 301-325.
Sampson, Robert J, and WB Groves. 1989. “Community Structure and Crime: Testing Social-Disorganization Theory.” American Journal of Sociology 94: 774-802. Publisher's Version
Sampson, Robert J. 1988. “Local Friendship Ties and Community Attachment in Mass Society: A Multi-Level Systemic Model.” American Sociological Review 53: 766-779.
Sampson, Robert J. 1987. “Urban Black Violence: The Effect of Male Joblessness and Family Disruption.” American Journal of Sociology 93: 348-382. Publisher's Version