Essays Tagged: "Juvenile delinquency"

Juvenile Justice in USA

Juvenile JusticeThe Juvenile Justice System as it typically functions in America's thousands of juri ... ypically functions in America's thousands of jurisdictions is the subject that will be covered. The Juvenile Justice System is defined as that 'sociolegal process having responsibility and authority f ... ined as that 'sociolegal process having responsibility and authority for public reaction to current juvenile delinquency and deterrence of future juvenile delinquency, including within that process th ...

(3 pages) 596 1 4.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Law and Government: Criminology. What do you think is a) the principal strength and b) the principal weakness of subcultural theories?

o others around you. Cohen, in direct response to Merton's Theory of Anomie, centred his studies on juvenile delinquency, due to its non-compliance. He believed juvenile delinquency to be a counter cu ... nd level of deviance. I believe that certain crime is inherently a group activity, not only amongst juvenile delinquents as discussed by Cohen, but obviously also in crimes committed by two or more ad ...

(4 pages) 193 1 3.7 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Childhood Delinquence. Definition, the extent, causes, and what has been done to deal with the problem

quent' slapped on you ? Did you ever wonder what it meant ? That is what my topicfor today is . . . juvenile delinquency. In this report I will: define juveniledelinquency, give the extent of juvenile ... e juveniledelinquency, give the extent of juvenile delinquency, give some suggestions on what causesjuvenile delinquency, and what is being done in various communities to deal with thisgrowing problem ...

(4 pages) 187 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Juvenile delinquency, the extent, some suggestions on what it's caused by, and what is being done in various communities to deal with this growing problem

quent' slapped on you ? Did you ever wonder what it meant ? That is what my topicfor today is . . . juvenile delinquency. In this report I will: define juveniledelinquency, give the extent of juvenile ... e juveniledelinquency, give the extent of juvenile delinquency, give some suggestions on what causesjuvenile delinquency, and what is being done in various communities to deal with thisgrowing problem ...

(4 pages) 293 2 3.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Impact of Television in Relation To Juvenile Delinquency

IMPACT OF TELEVISION VIOLENCEIN RELATION TO JUVENILE DELINQUENCYTABLE OF CONTENTSIntroductionEffects Of Television - The BeginningCorrelational ... ny Congressional hearings as early as the 1950s. For example, the United States Senate Committee on Juvenile Delinquency held a series of hearings during 1954-55 on the impact of television programs o ... .The only thing that we know about the effects of exposure to violence and the relationship towards juvenile delinquency we gather from correlational, experimental and field studies that demonstrate t ...

(10 pages) 232 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Juvenile Delinquency

d getting the label "delinquent" slapped on you? Did you ever wonder what it meant? The legal term "juvenile delinquency" was established so that young lawbreakers could avoid the disgrace of being cl ... that young lawbreakers could avoid the disgrace of being classified in legal records as criminals. Juvenile delinquency laws were designed to provide treatment, rather than punishment, for juvenile o ...

(4 pages) 200 1 1.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Drugs

AbsentOne of the big subjects today, when we discuss juvenile delinquency, is drugs. In our society we know it all too well. Many young people get addict ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Juvenile Delinquency in America.

Juvenile Delinquency in AmericaPreludeThis project was written 2 distinct parts - The analysis of th ... model court and rehabilitation system for handling the prosecution, sentencing, and reformation of juvenile delinquents. The full scale of this paper does not delve into the most intricate theories o ... e full scale of this paper does not delve into the most intricate theories of any one aspect of the juvenile delinquency dilemma of today, rather it touches on a host of contributors which combine to ...

(11 pages) 474 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Media Violence: Not the Real Culprit for the Problems of Society

to the problem. In the 1940s and 50s, comic books were named the number one reason for the rise in juvenile delinquency. Few thought about World War II or the fact that more children were being raise ...

(9 pages) 201 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

This essay is an analysis of the genre of british social problem films, it uses the text 'Sapphirre' as an example.

Teenage Daughter' (1956) appearing on our screens. These films dealt with issues as contemporary as juvenile delinquency, prostotution, homosexuality and race. The issues above were however always cau ...

(7 pages) 58 0 2.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Subcultural theories of crime are no more relevant nowadays than they were 40 years ago. Discuss.

During the 1960' s and 1970's attempts to explain and understand social deviance, in particular juvenile delinquency, in terms of distinctive cultural patterns became commonplace. Sociologists in ... ological research . The use of the term 'subculture' in the context of this essay focuses mainly on juvenile delinquent gangs. I shall attempt to argue the relevance/ irrelevance of subcultural theori ...

(10 pages) 256 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

What factors influence the propensity of young people to commit crime?

Youth crime has been present within society for many years. Generalised complaints about juvenile delinquency in the UK have been charted as far back as the seventeenth century, although mo ... ikely to be caught, but the Cambridge survey also found that "low non-verbal intelligence predicted juvenile self reported offending to almost exactly the same degree as juvenile convictions...... ... ...

(7 pages) 157 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Juvenile Crime

Juvenile delinquency is one of the most important issues we face as a nation in the new millennium. ... the most important issues we face as a nation in the new millennium. Despite the social awareness, juvenile delinquency is on the rise, case in point: the tragic killings at Columbine High School in ... nt: the tragic killings at Columbine High School in Colorado. This gives us much cause for concern. Juvenile crime is increasingly more sophisticated and it's participants becoming younger. Gun violen ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Juvenile Justice Policy Reform

Juvenile Justice Policy ReformIt is a disturbing fact that the number of delinquency cases handled b ... mber of delinquency cases handled by juvenile courts increased 43% between 1985 and 2000 (Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention, 2000). According to Snyder (2000), "Delinquency offences ar ... Indeed, this paper will discuss about the approaches and legal mechanisms that address the issue of juvenile delinquency.Apparently, juvenile justice policy has been swinging between different approac ...

(4 pages) 218 0 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Much violence in films and on television have negative impacts which might abet children in break the law.

ugged.The third reason why does the violence in film and on television arouse the occurrence of the juvenile delinquency is due to the expression of disregarding the law. Education of legal system has ...

(1 pages) 3080 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Impact of Televised Violence.

950s. For example, the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee to Investigate Juvenile Delinquency held a series of hearings during 1954-55 on the impact of television programs o ... , S. & Sebastian, R.J. (1977). Some effects of violent and nonviolent movies on the behavior of juvenile delinquents. In L. Berkowitz (ed.) Advances in Experimental Psychology, 10. New York: Acade ...

(28 pages) 231 1 4.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Essay Title: Deviance is defined within a cultural context. Discuss.

, ranging from minor traffic violations to serious offences such as murder. A subcategory of crime, juvenile delinquency, refers to the violation of legal standards by the young.Crime has been seen as ...

(3 pages) 101 0 3.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Recommendations to stop gang involvement among teenagers

l and continue doing illegal activities. Instead of being suspended, gang members should be sent to juvenile delinquency centers. At these juvenile delinquency center, gang members can learn about all ... affiliation can bring into no only their lives but also the lives of everyone around them.At these juvenile delinquency centers, gangs can not only serve their punishment for being in gangs but also ...

(1 pages) 1885 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Causes Of Crimes

ogy is primarily the province of the social sciences. Typically, college courses on criminology and juvenile delinquency are taught in sociology departments by professors knowledgeable in how the stru ...

(3 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Come Om

e Court, 1950, 1953. ... 1796-1883) 1 item. Essay regarding the home of ... collected literature on juvenile delinquency, drug abuse and ...www.uis.edu/library/lib-arch/mss_g-n.htm - 57k - Cached - Si ... Adobe Acrobat - View as HTML ... As stated in my essay on Perry Mason in ... rise; the incidence of juvenile delinquency was not far ... within the confines of 1950-1959, but real events ...www.bass-x ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays