Juvenile Delinquency And Familial Factors

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Familial Factors Effect on Juvenile Delinquency The family is the first step in socializing, Kunt (2003) states for children, family is like a buffer zone between the individual and the society. When the individual comes into the world he first meets his family. He creates basis of personality with his learning there. Then he builds on these bases what he learnt through social relations. If the foundation is unstable, it is destined to collapse. For this reason, sound basis and loving family relationships are required for healthy individuals. A child who has grown up in an environment where these relationships are inadequate faces loads of problems. These problems lead to personality disorders in children. According to Bur', the tendency …show more content…
According to parents, the rate of illiteracy is determined as 76% of mothers and 40% for fathers ( Yavuzer 2001). The fact that parents do not have the ability to educate children is a major problem. Because no matter how good the educational policies and opportunities of a country are the first education starts in the family and the first teachers are parents. Poorly educated families may not fully understand their children. As a result, the children may face many problems in becoming an individual. If these problems cannot be resolved, they can have an identity crisis. For this reason, the educational level of the family has an importance in the background. Especially, it can be said that having a good education in such a technology-addicted world, where all kinds of immoral behavior are encouraged, has a key role in protecting children and being a good …show more content…
Children need parents who care them and help them avoid the other causes of delinquency. For this reason, if children confront with adversities in their house they show a tendency to delinquency. These problems are broken houses. Unfortunately, children who do not have a healthy family environment can experience depression. Besides, the poverty of the family can lead to an inferiority complex in children, unfair and incorrect punishment and reward methods can lead children to be irresponsible individuals. Hence, parents must be educated individuals who are conversant with how to punish their children so that they can raise their children as good individuals. Most importantly, there should be no criminal abetting in the family and no criminal

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