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53: Child Pornography and Likelihood of Contact Abuse: a comparison between contact child sexul offenders and noncontact offenders

Michelle McManus (University of Central Lancashire) (July 2013)
A summary of the results of a study examining discriminatory differences between dual and noncontact offenders in relation to socio-demographic characteristics, quantity and type of Indecent Images of Children possessed, and internet activity. The sample consisted of 120 (60 dual and 60 noncontact) adult male IIOC offenders aged 18 years and older selected through stratified opportunity sampling. All 120 offenders were arrested between January 8, 2007 and February 25, 2011. Data collection occurred between May 2009 and August 2011.