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15-17 amžiaus moksleivių delinkventinis elgesys ir viktimizacija Lietuvoje
Juvenile Delinquency and Victimization in Lithuania

Author(s): Svetlana Justickaja, Vaidas Kalpokas, Laura Ūselė
Subject(s): Criminology, Victimology
Published by: Lietuvos teisės institutas

Summary/Abstract: This article deals with the results of the first (national) stage of International Self-Report Delinquency Study (ISRD-2). On the ground of collected data the aspects of Lithuanian students’ delinquent behaviour and victimization are analysed. The data about prevalence and structure of delinquent behaviour and victimization is presented; also, correlations between delinquency, victimization and such social-demographic factors as age, sex, residence (town size) are subject of this analysis. The research also covers influence of the attitudes towards violence and self-control on the delinquency and victimization indicators, and data that allows us to disclose and examine socialization and social control agents’ (family, school, peers) role on the forming of juvenile delinquent behaviour.

  • Issue Year: 4/2008
  • Issue No: 62
  • Page Range: 67-108
  • Page Count: 42
  • Language: Lithuanian