Search for dissertations about: "Torbjørn Skardhamar"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Torbjørn Skardhamar.

  1. 1. Foreign background and criminal offending among young males in Stockholm

    Author : Amber Beckley; Jerzy Sarnecki; Magnus Bygren; Torbjørn Skardhamar; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; immigrants and crime; foreign background; criminology; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis considers how factors from the home country, the family, and the individual impact the risk for criminal offending among young males from a foreign background residing in Stockholm. I use Swedish register data to examine the risk for police registered suspicion of criminal offending. READ MORE

  2. 2. Criminal Careers in the Long Run : Patterns and Predictions of Criminal Convictions across Age, Time, and Gender

    Author : Fredrik Sivertsson; Anders Nilsson; Olof Bäckman; Torbjørn Skardhamar; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Criminal career; Recidivism; Life course; Longitudinal; Birth cohort; Gender; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : Why is it that a small proportion of the population accounts for the majority of crime? This question has stimulated a great deal of theoretical and methodological controversy in criminology. In essence, the debate is rooted in different theoretical underpinnings of continuity and change in crime, and the extent to which it is possible to foresee a life of crime by zeroing in on at-risk juvenile offenders. READ MORE