Factors such as, environmental, psychological, and social aspects are all possible contributing parts of the problem. One of the more prevalent reasons are socially related factors. These include family relationships, peer pressure, and gangs. Oftentimes, the combination of hormonal changes and a bad family life, are a good mix for trouble in a juvenile. If a child grows up in a home with “...poor parental management, poor supervision, [and] inconsistent discipline, they are at a greater chance of being involved in illegal activities.
As a result of this hindrance, court-appointed lawyers for these defendants are not compensated adequately, which results in a lack of competent lawyers due to low enticement. Additionally, poverty-stricken citizens are at a major disadvantage due to the presence of payoffs and bribes throughout their trial. These citizens on trial have spent most of their lives in unfortunate situations, going days on end without food, water, or shelter; all basic needs for survival. Because of this arduous upbringing, it’s likely that justice will not take a high priority because of the money involved. The gap between the wealthy and the impoverished will continue to grow, increasing the amount of people who will be at a disadvantage in our justice system due to their lack of wealth.
According to dictionary.com, child abuse is mistreatment of a child by a parent or guardian, including neglect, beating, and sexual molestation. Child abuse covers a wide range of harmful actions, which generally vary with the age of the child. The term child abuse covers a wide range of behavior, from actual physical assault to simple neglect of a child’s basic needs. Child abuse is also sometimes called child maltreatment. A discussion involving child abuse is often one that is hard to have, and that prevents so many children from reaching out for the help they may so desperately need.
While this theory can be universal, it mostly applies to urban societies. Most people who live in these urban societies live in poverty and do not have the means to climb the social ladder. As a result they turn to crime. (Simons & Burt, 2011) This theory forces people to ignore the social norms within the society because they end up not caring about the appearance of the neighborhood or if they get in trouble with the law. Similar to social learning theory, people who commit crimes within a disorganized are not able to see how their actions can cause negative consequences.
During adolescence, teenagers are trying to figure out who they are and where they belong in society. The patient may have got involved with a group of friends that experimented with drugs and this could have resulted in her to think, "if everyone else is doing it then it must not be too bad." This is a prime example of an individuals actions’ that are influenced by social pressures and environmental cues. This is demonstrated through sociocultural perspective to help understand abnormal
However, these officers had difficulties pursuing bootleggers. This is because of the insufficient resources for the police that could not enable their efficient operations to keep up with adequately bankrolled organized criminal groups. Given the little payment the prohibition officers received, they could not operate as enforcement agents without being compromised. Beside the little pay when compared to other skilled workers, enforcement agents were at risk of being killed by gangs whose illegal liquor businesses were threatened by these officers. More violent forms of crime such as murder became popular in major cities with murder rate climbing 78% across the entire country (Thorntorn, 1991).
Victims have a direct economic loss to their property and financially. Criminal laws that bad cost citizens thousands upon thousands of dollars per year from robberies. When situations are bad the system fails to stop many of these acts. With so many crimes that go unreported the neighborhoods and authorities fail each other. Mothers fear reporting their children because she does not want them to be punished by the law.
Homeless are often set up for failure by these things so they end up getting into trouble and in jail by not being able to pay for such unreasonable things. Police are already viewed pretty negatively by the homeless and by doing this it just adds to the negativity. So, homeless become even more less susceptible to come to the police for help. Homeless that fining effects are often put in a position where they have no place to go because shelters are either to fall or too violent and sleeping in your car or the streets is criminalized. To conclude I think this solution to getting homeless off the street is moving in the opposite direction.
This is supported by research conducted by Kyu and Atsuko. Their research indicates that the best prediction of children becoming either perpetrators or victims of domestic violence later in life is dependent on whether or not they grew up in a home where there was domestic violence. (2005). Lastly, there are drastic social effects that accompany domestic violence. Children often isolate themselves from family and friends, have a difficulty in trusting others, extreme anger management issues and have poor relationships.
The prison situation in the US is influenced by the raw form of punishment and that criminals who are sent to prison are not seen as curable. The prison system is a private factor driven by profit and is in no shape or form a way of rehabilitating the prisoners. Today penitentiaries are a very costly process that has a chance of both being less expensive and helping the criminals to a better life. It’s all based on one idea already being implemented in other parts of the world, the idea to rehabilitate the criminals rather than only punishing them. By bringing prison programmes into existence would make substantial differences to both the prisons and the ones who are in custody.
But taking the time to think more intensely about it, people have psychological/ behavioral problems that lead to unnecessary actions. It could all be because of things they went through as a child, or the environment they grew up in. Brandon Bowling, Maples murderer; may have been around a lot of violence in his life. Those acts of violence most likely influenced Bowling’s actions against others. Though witnessing violence isn’t always the case.
When a problem occurs in daily life, humans are affected by social variables such as socioeconomic status (class differences), race, age, and gender differences which contribute to people being labeled as a criminal. In fact, they have a stereotype in their mind which can affect them by their society. It includes culture, education, living environment, and work. And then , they often think, action, and judge other people unsuitably which also don’t have any pieces of evidence to label someone as criminal. So that, to base on the social variable to contribute to someone being labeled as criminally is not persuasive.
Parents that have mental , and drug problems are more likely to have children with behavior problems . Children that are exposed to hostile environment are most likely to become sex offenders and non sex offenders. (Netland and Miner, 2012). A case study was conducted by Roots of Sexual Abuse Study, to explore the a