The study reports on research conducted by a research team headed by Professor Andreas Kapardis of the Law Department, University of Cyprus. It is based on a survey of a sample of adolescents in junior secondary education in all the major cities in the free areas of the Republic of Cyprus. The study was conducted in connection with the author’s participation in the Second International Self-report Delinquency Study (ISRD-2). This chapter describes the methodology used in the school survey, and presents the survey results, which are focused in particular on the prevalence of juvenile delinquency, analysing the levels of secondary school pupils’ involvement in drug-use, theft, burglary, assault, mugging, as well as anti-social behaviour such as alcohol use and bullying.


Antisocial Behaviour Juvenile Delinquency Hard Drug Free Area Moral Panic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of LawUniversity of CyprusNicosiaCyprus

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