Thesis On Juvenile Delinquency

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This research paper focuses on juvenile delinquency, which has been a never ending battle for years. I will begin with my thesis which is the focus of my research. My research covers two points, what causes childhood Delinquency; should deliquesce be incarcerated or should we put more emphasis on other methods. Data was collected individuals who have conducted cases studies on juvenile delicense who have committed a verity of crimes. This study was examined whether a child is more likely to rehabilitate by using alternate resources other than incarceration, at the same focusing on the issues that incarcerating a delinquent cause. This research attacks the concept that juveniles should have the same penalties as adults who commits
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1). In the United States it is a back and forth debate on this subject of how to deal with juvenile deliquesce, and everyone has their thoughts on the subject. According to an article entitled “Not Too Late” surveys conducted display plainly that majorities strongly support correctional rehabilitation (Pipuero, Cullen, Unnever, & Gordan, , 2010, p. 2). Still there are those that support early intervention as way to solve childhood delinquency. Misconduct merits legitimate consequences; however, according to the article entitled “Juvenile rehabilitation versus incarceration” case studies have shown that incarcerating juveniles does not reduce future offending (Levin, Lubow., 2011, p. 1). Furthermore, no matter how you look at these institutions or weather you see them as a tool for corrective training the fact stands that it is a punishment. In the article entitled “Contradictions to Juvenile Crime & Punishment “, Jeffery Fagan makes a clear cut statement on his thoughts of correctional facilities. He states”Juvenile facilities are deceptive and no matter how you see them as; training schools or centers. A correctional facility primary goal is to punish (Fagan, 2010,…show more content…
There is a strong association between childhood delinquency and the nonexistence of regard displayed adults in a child’s circle. In an old-fashioned since the more positive guidance you have, the better. Youngsters from separated marriages are more likely to participate in criminal conduct (Singh, Kiran, 2012, p. 867). According to a journal written by Singh and Kiran (2012) “Children who are rejected by their parents, who grow up in homes with considerable conflict or who are inadequately supervised are at the greatest risk of becoming delinquent. Boys from single parent’s families are expected to involve in more delinquent behavior than boys from any two parent family structure” (p.867).
Most would agree the traditional family provides a more stable environment for a child to grow up in. According to Kiran (2012) the strongest socializing for is family, and is very in important to insure a child becomes a law abiding citizen (p. 867). It is a logical theory, reasons being in your normal family which consist of you father and mother you tend to have more time to balance family and a job versus single homes were single parent has the additional burdens of providing emotional as well as financial support or adequate time to help their children (Singh, Kiran, , 2012
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