Label Essay

587 WordsOct 24, 20133 Pages
C,hapter 1 - Homicide, suicide, accidents (ex. Car crash) - Q2 - Children of the Middle Ages experienced a rough upbringing. Often times being born into poverty. Today children are almost the exact opposite. - The Poor Laws and Apprenticeship movement made sure that the poor were housed in workhouses, and had food and clothing. Children who entered the workhouse would receive some schooling. In return for this care, all workhouse paupers would have to work for several hours each day. - Child savors influenced the development of the juvenile justice system. It stressed the value of redemption and prevention through early identification of deviance and intervention in the form of education and training - Youths should take full responsibility of their delinquent acts, but the parents should also understand that their behavior is partially due to their parenting. - an official document indicating that someone has given up or waived a right or requirement - An action that is prohibited only to a certain class of people, and most often applied to offenses only committed by minors. Chapter 2 - Since about 1975, the amount of juveniles have declined. African Americans have the most juvenile arrests per 100,000 people. Whites are next, followed by Native-Americans and Asian Americans. - The methods for collecting crime data are household surveys, hospital or insurance records, and compilations by police and other law enforcement agencies. - Marvin Wolfgang: wrote over 30 books and 150 articles throughout his life about crime on society. Studied at Penn University with his main instructor being Thorsten Sellin. Figlio: Sellin: Chapter 3 - Q1 - General deterrence is the concept that the choice to commit delinquent acts can be controlled by the threat of punishment. Specific deterrence is the concept that if young offenders are punished severely the

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