The Causes of Juvenile Deliquency Essay

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April 23, 2012 The Causes of Juvenile Delinquency Researchers, criminologist, and the juvenile justice department and other individuals all over the globe have discussed the different elements that have contributed to the behaviors of juveniles. Some psychologist concluded that an individual gender, background, and socio-economic status play a vital role in the juvenile’s upbringing and if misguided will cause the juvenile to act out in a disrespectful way. Some psychologist also states that peer persuasion is a contributing factor in a juvenile decision to be violent toward others, especially when trying to fit in. Juveniles are vulnerable and are at greater risk of being influence by others to commit a crime. Juvenile delinquency keeps on to leave individuals speechless of the behaviors they display. In the paper, the writer will investigate the causes of juvenile delinquency. The writer will also look at history of juvenile justice and varying approaches to its prevention, and an exhaustive examination of all stakeholders to juvenile delinquency. The writer will look at a complete description of the issues addressed, a detailed analysis of possible strategies and interventions designed to stop juvenile delinquency, and a comprehensive list and weighing of alternatives, both pro and con, to the strategies/interventions proposed. The writer will also look at the prediction for how juvenile justice prevention and intervention strategies will be handled over at least the next two decades. The history of juvenile justice has come a long way since the days of the United States. Juvenile and adult offenders in the early days had no separation of trial if both a juvenile and adult committed a crime they would be punished equally. The United States law was greatly manipulated by the law of Great Britain, which control the American colonies. For

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