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    Juvenile Delinquency?

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    they are true such as the statement that the planet is round. There are other times when there is a large scale argument whether something is true or not, whether something should be handled one way or another. There was a time where many argued that the planet was flat and others said it was round. Regardless of who is right, there will always be topics that are very controversial. One such topic we face in the present is that of juvenile delinquency and how we should treat these juveniles once they…

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    Delinquency In Juveniles

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    Multiple factors have been identified that may contribute to delinquent behaviors in juveniles. These contributing factors include traumatic child abuse and neglect, inappropriate parenting behaviors, delinquent behaviors of peers, educational issues, and a history of maladjustment (Donges, 2015). Trauma can involve witnessing the attack, abuse, or endangerment of another human being, or being the victim of a threat or dangerous situation. What makes events traumatic is the feelings that…

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    Juvenile Delinquency Paper

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    Overview of the problem Juvenile delinquency has become a major issue in the United States. Many people believe that juvenile delinquency is out of control and is no longer a social problem that can be ignored. On average 2 million juveniles arrested and more than 60 000 kept every year, the United States imprisons a bigger extent of young people than some other nations ( Barnert el al.2015). Juvenile delinquents are underage minors generally around the ages 10 through 18 who commit serious…

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    the stigmatization that occurs from the label of delinquent. Contrary to Chiricos (2007), Klein (1974) suggested that things such as social bonds and other’s perceptions of those labeled as a felon are more so the reasons for recidivism, not just the fact that the labeled juvenile now sees him/herself as a delinquent. The so-called delinquent “stigma” is more powerful than the label of delinquent itself. Haggard et al. found that after being incarcerated, half of the participants in the study…

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    delinquents. Majority of the delinquency comes from their juvenile life stage. To combat the social problem there have been attempts to revive an act that once helped with this social problem. Now that the act has expired for a few years there has been two requests from the federal side to revive something similar to the act. On the state side there has been bills proposed to help nip the problem at the bud. Instead of dealing with the social problem in the future, why no deal with it when it’s…

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    Juvenile Delinquency is a term that refers to anti-social or criminal acts carried out by young children (“About…”). The average age for those who are classified as delinquent in the United States is 18. These delinquents often test the limits and boundaries set by their parents and other authority figures. Though rebellion and experimentation is common among adolescents, these children consistently participate in problematic behaviors that negatively affect their academic, social, and personal…

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    Juvenile Delinquency has been a declining problem in Canada since it’s peak in the 1990s (Allen and Superle, 2014). As of 2014, the crime rate was of 4,322 per 100,000 youth, amounting to 101,000 youth (ages 12 to 17) accused of Criminal Code violations in 2014 (Allen and Superle, 2014). However, they mostly consisted of relatively minor offences, the most frequent—criminal—offences were theft of $5,000 and under, mischief, and common assault (Allen and Superle, 2014). Scouting is the solution…

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    The issue of Juvenile delinquency continues to be of great concern we face as a society due to the various social, environmental changes constantly developing and whether these rapid changes are a cause in understanding juvenile delinquency. The main concern and worry that most adults are concerned about derives from the perception that the nation’s future rests on the development of its youth and the idea that today’s delinquent is tomorrows criminal and understanding the factors and causes is…

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    Juvenile delinquency, which refers to the antisocial and criminal behavior of children and adolescents, places a great burden on American society. There are various factors that contribute to the likelihood of juvenile offending, and society with its institutions has the obligation to address those risk factors and to decrease the probability of deviant behavior as an attempt to combat the social illness of crime and to concurrently reduce the burden crime places the victims and society as a…

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    Causes of Juvenile delinquency The intensity of juvenile offences is usually depending on the social, economic and cultural conditions prevailing in a country. It is evident that there is increase in juvenile crime universally taking place simultaneously because of declining economy. In many cases street children later become young offenders because they either been witnesses or victims of violence in their early life. They are not educated because they do not get the opportunity to study due to…

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