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Juvenile Justice System: Article Analysis

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The author utilizes the study on the disadvantages of youths and correctional confinement. The article analyzes races, ethnicity and the backgrounds of juvenile delinquents. According to the author, black and Latino/Latina youth were more likely to be incarcerated than Caucasians. According to the article youths with high levels of concentrated disadvantage were more likely to be incarcerated than those living in a better area. According to the author court officials' perceptions of disadvantage play an important role when deciding whether youth should remain in the community or be incarcerated. This study will help my paper on the juvenile justice system. The advantages and disadvantages, as well as incarceration. (Rodriguez,
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