Juvenile delinquency: risks and protective factors; findings of the WODC Youth Delinquency Survey 2005
- Laan, A.M. van der, Blom, M., Verwers, C. (medew.), Essers, A.A.M. (medew.)
- Place of publication:
- The Hague
- Boom Juridische uitgevers
- Year of publication:
- Onderzoek en beleid 245
The following questions are the core of this study: 1. What is the prevalence and frequency of self-reported delinquency amongst a representative sample of youngsters aged ten to seventeen in the Netherlands? And what differences are there amongst various subgroups (gender, ethnic origin and age)? 2. What trends can be detected within self-reported delinquency for the period from 1996 to 2005? 3. What differences are there amongst the subgroups in the occurrence of risk and protective factors for delinquency? 4. What risk and protective factors are related to delinquency in a representative sample of youngsters aged ten to seventeen in the Netherlands?