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Juvenile Delinquency Delinquent Acts
999 wordsRemember doing something mischievous or wrong when you were a kid and getting the label "delinquent" slapped on you? Did you ever wonder what it meant? That is what my topic for today is... juvenile delinquency. In this report I will: define juvenile delinquency, give the extent of juvenile delinquency, give some suggestions on what causes juvenile delinquency, and what is being done in various communities to deal with this growing problem. The legal term juvenile delinquent was established so t...
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Social Learning Theory Chesney Lind
2,600 wordsStudies have been conducted on what factors lead to delinquency. Proposed factors of delinquency have been studied in three major fields, biological, psychological, and sociological. This study is guided by psychological and sociological theories. The question of whether or not relationships among attachment, aggression, and delinquency exist was investigated through survey research. Attachment, aggression, and delinquent behavior were measured for college students from three universities, one a...
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Chesney Lind Delinquent Acts
2,621 words... ical harm to others, and forcing someone into other aggressive behaviors to cause property destruction such as fire setting with intention of causing serious damage or deliberately destroying other property. Breaking into someone elses home or car, lie to avoid obligations and stealing are characters of deceitfulness and theft. Serious violations of rules are identified by behavior such as running away, being truant from school, and staying out late at night regardless of parents prohibition...
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Committing Crimes Delinquent Acts
2,070 words... operative data are available, this rate was nearly double that of Spain, which had the second highest rate in the industrialized world. This is too many this is an alarming statistic. Deterrence of criminals is not just a domestic matter it is needed all over the world. To deter offenders or prevent criminals for repeating crimes is to save innocent lives. It is the only way for our justice system to provide justice and at the same time secure the safety of society. There have been many rece...
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Delinquent Acts Delinquent Behavior
383 words"Getting tough on juveniles" may be one approach to attempting to correct the increase in delinquent behavior in juveniles, but I believe the best way to correct is through prevention. I feel if a child is properly reared and taught right from wrong from the beginning, then he or she will make the correct decision when a delinquent opportunity arises. There are numerous characteristics that parents must bestow on a child to ensure the child that they are loved and cared for growing up in life. E...
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Juvenile Justice System Juvenile Delinquency
2,206 wordsJuvenile Delinquency and Status Offenses in Girls: Prevention and Intervention Introduction Much attention has been given to the issue of male juvenile delinquency, while delinquency in girls is often underestimated. In fact, female juvenile offenders display an understudied and often misunderstood population within the juvenile justice system (Peters 76). The juvenile justice system that traditionally has examined the anti-social delinquent behavior in males has been recently challenged with th...
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Chesney Lind Juvenile Delinquency
5,300 wordsCORRELATES OF DELINQUENCY Matelina M. Aulava Chaminade University 3140 Waialae Ave. Honolulu HI 96816 Abstract Studies have been conducted on what factors lead to delinquency. Proposed factors of delinquency have been studied in three major fields, biological, psychological, and sociological. This study is guided by psychological and sociological theories. The question of whether or not relationships among attachment, aggression, and delinquency exist was investigated through survey research. At...
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Single Parent Families 4 Th Ed
1,185 wordsImagine a thirteen-year-old boy living with his mother. His parents have been divorced since he was four-years-old. He has never really known his father and therefore uses his friends for his male role models. His mother has to work two jobs to support her family and is therefore not there to spend much time with her child. This is the type of child that is normally delinquent. Add to this scenario a group of teenage friends that are involved in delinquent activities and it is almost guaranteed ...
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Juvenile Justice System Today Society
1,745 wordsOne of the most important issues in crime today is Juvenile Delinquency. It is too often the cause that people see it as something? new? and a problem that needs to be dealt with by today? s society. Female delinquency is and has been rapidly increasing in the past few years. In Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice, Lind and Shelden give an overview of juvenile delinquency among females. To fully understand the question of who, where, when, how, and why females are delinquent, it is necessar...
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