Recidivism And Juvenile Delinquency

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The premise of recidivism is based on two elements which are the perpetration of crime and a juvenile who repeatedly commits a crime. In criminology, Recidivism is defined as “the return to the previous criminal habits, especially after a conviction” According to the Analysis Report on the recidivism rate of children in penitentiary, that children who engage in criminal acts in a younger age and are immediately placed in detention facilities is more likely to become recidivists. Moreover, poor living conditions, family relations, education, employment are one common profile of recidivists. The report also recommended that social department and partner organizations to provide intensive programs for recidivists’ juveniles. (Cilingiri, 2015)

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