Essay on Juvenile Delinquency

13551 Words Jun 23rd, 2015 55 Pages
ABSTRACT
Juveniles are future of our country.They are new entrepreneurs.They are like clay which we have to mould if a potter doesn’t make make pot properly when mud is wet he can’t rectify it later when mud is dry and pot is made.Similarly we can make a juvenile good or bad from his childhood but later when he becomes fully hardened criminal its not easy to reform him.We blame parents for a bad juvenile but they alone are not responsible for a bad juvenile delinquent.A juvenile becomes delinquent due to environment all factors are responsible family,society,peers factors,etc.Juvenile becomes delinquent when he does not get the appropriate love and affection he wishes to have.Slowly the juvenile follows the path of delinquency and then
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A juvenile delinquent in the United States is a person who is typically under the age of 17 and commits an act that otherwise would have been charged as a crime if they were an adult. Depending on the type and severity of the offense committed, it is possible for persons under 18 to be charged and tried as adults.
In recent years a higher proportion of youth have experienced arrests by their early 20s than in the past, although some scholars have concluded this may reflect more aggressive criminal justice and zero-tolerance policies rather than changes in youth behaviour.
Difference between crime and delinquency
Crime is a particular act and delinquency is deviation.
Common between two is both conflict with law or conflicts with established norms.
PLACE OF CHILD IN SOCIETY
Child is new entrepreneur in society.He is new member of society.He is responsible for continuity of human beings.
Delinquency is deviation from normal course of action.It is deviation from normal understanding of things.It is in conflict with accepted norms of society.It is revolt against established norms.It is challenge to all what is accepted by society.It exists in all human beings of different ages.(eg.in professionals,businessman,idle people,working people,etc)
Juveniles are young ones,new entrants to clans,youthful members,immature,infants,babies,not adolescents.Challenges before parents for making juveniles successful and follower of norms.
There are many things

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