Risk factors are centered around parents and caregivers, who is a child’s first form off insight on

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Risk factors are centered around parents and caregivers, who is a child’s first form off insight on how relationships and ultimately how the world and its inhabitants function. In many cases, if the caregiver is not emotionally or financially stable, which puts a child at a much higher risk to experience some form of abuse. This concept is prevalent throughout Jorja Leap’s book “Jumped in.” Many of the people who joined the gang life resorted to the hood because their parents were either incarcerated, too drugged out, or dead. This is a form of abuse and this emotional trauma leads the children to turn to find another form of family, which is the “hood.” Community violence is usually a negative result that comes from some form of child…show more content…
According to a child help a report of child abuse is made every 10 seconds. According to Dr. Azziz “many abused children develop attachment problems in the future” (National Child Traumatic Stress Network- 2014). Unwanted pregnancy can also lead to child abuse because of the mother not desiring to bear responsibility of having to child to begin with. Dubner and Levitt authors of Freakonomics present unconventional wisdom that “when a woman does not want to have a child, she usually has good reason. She may be unmarried or in a bad marriage. She may consider herself too poor to raise a child. She may think her life is too unstable or unhappy, or she may think that her drinking or drug use will damage the baby’s health. She may believe that she is too young or hasn’t yet received enough education. She may want a child badly but in a few years, not now. For any of a hundred reasons, she may feel that she cannot provide a home environment that is conducive to raising a healthy and productive child” (F-Levitt & Dubner). Levitt and Dubner’s realization that the legalization of through the Roe vs. Wade trial contributed to their belief that abortion led to a drastic decrease in crime. Furthermore, “Legalized abortion appears to account for as much as 50 percent of the recent drop in crime” (F-Levitt & Dubner). The authors noted, “Crime began to fall roughly 18 years after

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