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Labeling and Juvenile Delinquency

The impact of labeling on juvenile delinquency are direct as well as indirect. There are various researchers who researched on the theory of labeling and juvenile delinquency. The theory about labeling juvenile as delinquent says that once a juvenile is labeled as delinquent he/she will surrender himself as delinquent. This juvenile delinquent label entails that the person is out of …

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Juvenile Delinquency: Substance Abuse

What is the relationship between substance abuse and juvenile delinquency. There is a two way relationship between both of them. On one hand, substance abuse leads to criminal behavior. While, on the other hand, criminal behavior promotes the use of substances in teens. Research in this regard suggest that the use of drugs, alcohol, or other substance can make a …

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Family and Juvenile Delinquency

The role of the family in juvenile delinquency is well established. A family is the first socialization agency. The way parents treat their kids can have a lasting impact. Various studies on this topic suggest that childhood family problems can have impacts on adolescents deviation. For example, one study suggests that a childhood maltreatment can have criminal outcomes 30 years …

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Peer Influence and Juvenile Delinquency

One cannot segregate Peer influence from juvenile criminal behavior . Psychologists believe that friends and peers highly effect young peoples’ decisions. There are many factors other than the peers that effect an adolescent’s behavior. And, therefore, you cannot quantify the extent to which a criminal behavior is linked to a delinquent peer. For example, personal factors, family factors, and society all play important …

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Juvenile Delinquency: Juvenile Laws

Juvenile laws

History of juvenile laws Juvenile laws have been established in the United States of America since 1899 when the first juvenile court was established in Chicago, Illinois.In 1903 another juvenile court was established in Denver by Judge Ben Lindsay. The reason behind the establishment of separate justice system for the young people was their immaturity as compared to adults. Judge …

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Factors Contributing to Juvenile Delinquency

factors contributing to juvenile delinquency

Over the years, several reasons have been presented for juvenile delinquency in adolescents and pre-adolescent kids. The scientific investigation about juvenile delinquency advanced during the last 20 years. Research investigators, juvenile courts, educators, health organizations, adolescent welfare organizations, and mental health institutes have done extensive research on the factors contributing juvenile delinquency. In general, it can be said that juvenile …

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Juvenile Delinquency Prevention

juvenile delinquency prevention

Prevention of juvenile delinquency necessarily means early intervention. An early intervention can help the children become healthy, happy and satisfied adolescents and socially good adults. This is how the society overall can be saved from many evils since juvenile crime results in adult criminals and antisocial behavior. This need programs that provides guidelines to parents, teachers and other community partners who are in …

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Causes and Solutions of Juvenile Delinquency

Juvenile crime

Juvenile delinquency is also known as teenage crime. It is like any crime that human beings commit but these crime differ because they are committed by young people. Before coming of age girls and boys have less understanding of the world. Parents, friends and teachers are all responsible along with the juvenile who commits a crime. This is why courts do …

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