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  • Josée Savoie
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter deals with the first highlights of the Canadian version of the International Self-reported Delinquency Study (ISRD), the International Youth Survey (IYS). The chapter presents the prevalence of various delinquent behaviour of youth in grades 7–9 attending school in Toronto, Canada. Violent and property delinquent behaviours are analysed separately. The report also examines risk factors for youth delinquency, such as alcohol and drug use, the quality of parent-youth relationships, parental supervision and delinquent friends. The prevalence of youth victimisation is also presented. This report is based on Savoie (2007).

Keywords

Violent Behaviour Delinquent Behaviour General Social Survey Criminal Code Parental Supervision 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Canadian Center for Justice StatisticsOttawaCanada

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