Thesis On Juvenile Delinquency

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This research paper focuses on juvenile delinquency, which has been a never ending battle for years. I will begin with my thesis which is the focus of my paper. Should we incarcerate deliquesce? My research covers two points, what causes childhood Delinquency; should deliquesce be incarcerated or should we put more emphasis on other methods. Data was collected individuals who have conducted cases studies on juvenile delicense who have committed a verity of crimes. This study was examined whether a child is more likely to rehabilitate by using alternate resources other than incarceration, at the same focusing on the issues that incarcerating a delinquent cause.

While some believe that incarceration is the answer for a juvenile
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There is a strong association between childhood delinquency and the nonexistence of regard displayed adults in a child’s circle. In an old-fashioned since the more positive guidance you have, the better. For example, most would agree having a mother and a father in your life is always better then growing up with a single parent. In many cases, most would agree being brought up by a single parents there is a higher chance in becoming juvenile delinquent. The so called traditional family provides a more stable environment for a child to grow up in. It is a logical theory, reasons being in your normal family which consist of you father and mother you tend to have more time to balance family and a job versus single homes were single parent has the additional burdens of providing emotional as well as financial support. In traditional family there is normally always someone in the house to pick up the slack were the other is lacking. However, even in these cases where there are two parents there are exceptions, for example kids that are adopted and sometime rebel because of feelings of not belonging or parents that have problems communicating with their…show more content…
It can be contributed to unstable social relationships, this can happen at all levels and not just lower class. No matter what your situation or how you were brought-up; poor, middle-class or rich, a moral judgement is the driving force which makes an individual do the right thing. However, morals are not something you are born with, their something that is instilled. Juvenile delinquents according to Lipsey (2009) use lower levels of moral judgment than their non-delinquents. Stams, Brugman, Dekovi´c, Rosmalen, Laan , Gibbs(2006) suggest it is possible that incarceration has an effect on the moral judgment of delinquents. Nonetheless, now that it has been established that as an adolescent mind is still in developing stages and that their moral Judgment is still not at its peak. This ultimately brings me to my point, children should not be placed in prison institutions unless absolutely necessary. If a child moral judgment is already skewed, then it would make no since to place him in a location were his social surrounding is no different or worse than were he just came from. Furthermore, the thought placing a juvenile delinquent in adult institution will benefit or rehabilitate has a low
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