The opium poppy plant produces substances that act as a pain reliever. Most opioid drugs like morphine and hydrocodone that treat severe pain, contain the products of these poppy plants. Opioids are powerful narcotics that have over the years been taken advantage of but should exclusively be for medical purposes only prescribed by physicians. Nabarun Dasgupta is a pharmaceutical epidemiologist who has a Ph.D. in pharmacy from the University of North Carolina. Nabarun wrote a peer-reviewed article about the opioid crisis and how economic factors intensify the epidemic.
The set of the structural-functional theories are among the most widespread perspectives on the juvenile delinquency. The group of the theories regards that the behavior of the underage delinquent is caused by the breakdown of the social process that consequently results in the increase of conformity (Thompson & Bynum, 2016). The group of theories presumably blame institutions that are responsible for the socialization of the young delinquents for the way the socialize the individuals by causing them to conform to the values of the society. One of the central theories of the juvenile delinquency is the anomie theory that is rooted in the early studies by the sociologist Emile Durkheim.
The common conception of drug users typically involves low-income minority individuals who reside in urban areas. Drug use is often thought to coincide with other social issues such as crime, sexual promiscuity, violence, and lack of employment. The National Household Survey illustrated a correlation between socioeconomic status and ethnic background in predicting the use of illicit drugs. However, the connection between racial background and drug use is more complex than it appears and the effect of socioeconomic status on drug use is often ignored. Middle class drug users are more likely to be viewed as doing drugs “the right way”.
In today’s society, substance abuse is a serious issue that has many explanations as to why it occurs. Peer pressure, boredom, rebellion, etc., are all common examples of why a person uses drugs and alcohol but there is more depth to it. Individuals will often get blamed or judged on the actions they perform and do not usually think of society itself as a factor. There are relatively stable patterns of social relations that contribute to the values and decisions of humans. Three levels of social structures that surround and permeate us are macrostructures, microstructures, and patriarchy.
THEORETICAL EXPLANATIONS FOR GANG FORMATION Merton, as cited in (Schneider & Tilly, 2004) suggests structural theories significantly emphasize the role of social and economic structures as the causes of delinquent behavior and tend to treat criminal behavior as the result of the undesirable and dysfunctional structures (P. 3) However, to some it is rather unbelievable people who join gangs belong to similar neighborhoods and socioeconomic backgrounds. This paper draws on existing sociological research in identifying a number of theories; this paper will discuss both social structure and social process theories used in explaining how gangs form. According to Hagan, (2008.)
Additionally, teenagers whose origin are not actively involved or interested in their lives are more likely to become bullies, which may ultimately entice to involvement in gangs or violent manner. How Can Parents Take an Active Role in Preventing Delinquent Behaviors in Their Children? Ultimately, parents may have the most control over the behaviors of their spawn. In other account, children and adolescent await to follow a trail toward criminal and murderer manner rather than engaging randomly.1Research has shown that there are two types of delinquents,. One positive teenager eduction model addresses the six spirit domains of work, education, relationships, participation, tone, and creativity.
If it is understood how parental incarceration affects children, adult imprisonment of these children may be preventable in the future. It is expected to observe a change in behavior or psychological health due to the absence of one or both parents. If a change is apparent, it would be useful to know if it was due to the incarceration or other factors. Despite the reason, the goal is to discover exactly how a parental incarceration affects the child’s future and whether or not they face a heightened risk of being incarcerated. Risks for children whose parent(s) had been incarcerated includes: increased delinquency and possible incarceration if it persists, aggression, physical or sexual abuse, depression, antisocial behavior, anxiety, trust
Crutches are a social aid to needy people. Although things such as drugs, smoking, and drinking help at the moment they do not help what ever you are using for. But Why do we need them? How does it work? Crutches are what people seek during bad times to ease the pain.
The nature of the problem is that drug abuse has a great impact on the life span development during young adulthood. The abusive usage of drugs has been a growing epidemic in the young adulthood life span development. According, to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services the abuse of prescription drugs such as: opioid has become a serious public health issue (Services, 2017). This problem has an effect on families and communities.
Delincuency Delinquency is an act which violates or distorts the social norm, rule of law, norm group generates riot or disturb and harm himself and his public tranquility, so that the authorities are forced to take security measures. Syafei (scientists Sociology) suggests that juvenile delinquency or in the English language is known as Juvenile delinquency is a social pathological symptoms in adolescents is caused by a form of ignoring the sosial.akibatnya, developed a form of deviant behavior. Santrock argued that juvenile delinquency is a collection of various adolescent behaviors that are not socially acceptable to occur criminal acts. Behaviour 'naughty ' teens can be caused by internal factors and external factors: • Internal factors Internal factors, namely a factor derived from the juvenile concerned itself.