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The Human Factor of Cybercrime

Cybercrimes are often viewed as technical offences that require technical solutions, such as antivirus programs or automated intrusion detection tools. However, these...

Out of prison, out of crime? PhD research women after detention

About 40% of female ex-prisoners are remanded, and half commit another crime. NSCR/VU Amsterdam criminologist Elanie Rodermond investigated which factors play a role in...

Research on short-term fluctuations in friendships and delinquency

A collaborative study by NSCR and the University of Cincinnati shows that a lot of change occurs in the student network and involvement among adolescents during the...

‘Common’ criminal also commits fraud

Most fraudsters commit a versatile range of crime during their lifetime. In that regard, they are more similar to “regular” criminals, rather than the...

Unemployment and crime since 1920

Unemployment and crime since 1920

The relationship between the labour market and criminal behaviour has been of longstanding interest in the social sciences. The intuitive appeal of the argument that...

Children of incarcerated mothers

Children of incarcerated mothers

When fathers are incarcerated, in many cases the mother remains at home to take care of the children. In contrast, research carried out abroad has shown that when...

The role of peers in delinquent behaviour of adolescents

The aim of this study is to get more insight into the role of peers in the development of problem- and delinquent behaviour in adolescents. Data are derived from the...

Juvenile sex offenders

This project aims to investigate the problems and criminal careers of juvenile sex offenders, en to assess the effectiveness of treament. Juvenile sex offenders are an...