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Society and Juvenile Delinquency

What is the role of society in preventing juvenile delinquency? There are various factors responsible for the development of juvenile delinquency. Similarly, there are various factors that can help prevent delinquency. For example, parents, siblings, peer group, society, and schools have their role in developing a child. These agencies can develop positive traits in the adolescent. On the other hand, …

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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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