What this paper seeks to achieve is to show how this theory is conceptualized, how it causes juvenile delinquency particularly for African Americans, statistics on African American juveniles, and why it could lead to a life of crime as juveniles transition into adulthood....
Juvenile delinquency is the law system and the complex of institutions which analyze and carry out law enforcement towards the young people who have committed a crime. It is natural that the issue of juvenile delinquency has appeared not so long ago and centuries ago teenagers and children who committed crimes were punished in the same way as grownups were. The problem of the youth crime is extremely relevant nowadays and young people are noticed to commit all sorts of crime from vandalism to murdering. There are many factors which cause the problem of youth crime and give job to the institutions of juvenile delinquency. First of all, it is the impropriate style of bringing up and family problems. The teenager is stressed, angry and wants to escape from the reality of his family, where he is abused or where there are problems with alcohol and drugs. Moreover, if the teenager is neglected at class, he decides to make friends with the “cool” guys in the street and joins street gangs which commit various crimes and with the help of these actions the young person tries to win respect.
Each reaction to the crime will lead to a different outcome, for example if the offender gets away with the crime that fear of being caught slowly diminishes giving them confidence to continue with their delinquent behaviour.
The differences and similarities with these two reasons makes one see how this deduction came to be however; upon closer inspection one can notice how it isn’t one risk factor over another that causes delinquency but a combination of those factors.
Mosby's Medical Nursing, and Allied Health Dictionary summed up juvenile delinquency best with this definition; "resistant antisocial, illegal, or criminal behavior by children or adolescents to the degree that it cannot be controlled or corrected by the parents, endangers others in the community, and becomes the concern of a law enforcement agency"(1994)....
The notion that illiteracy is directly associated with the incidence of juvenile delinquency has received significant consideration within the psychological and educational communities.
The bio-psychosocial factors are an essential pieces for mental health professional to prevent and/ or reduce juvenile delinquent behaviors (Keenan, et al., 2003).
If this is a true saying, then society will have to deal with the complex issue of juveniles delinquents, who may eventually become adult criminals, as societies in time past dealt with the same conflict.
It scrutinizes the status or condition of the American juvenile justice arrangement or system and tries to explore the motive or the grounds behind children finally resorting to delinquent vices in concurrence with the offences they usually engage in are indicted of committing.
When analyzing the extent and trend of juvenile delinquency in the United States conclusions can be drawn from estimates derived from arrest records, self-reports, and victimization data....
The introductory of the paper states: "The issue of juvenile delinquency and the home/social environment is one of major concern to families, schools, law enforcement agencies and society as a whole.
Understanding Juvenile delinquency is important because it is part of trying to figure out how people in American society should react to it; specifically, in terms of law enforcement officers, their agencies, and State legislators.
There has been an influx of juvenile delinquents in today's society, ranging from those who are involved in truancy, to gang activity, to those who are convicted murderers.
Even though video games can be very violent and sexual, they have shown to not cause juvenile delinquency because people who play video games tend to be more relaxed and think logically, many studies have proven this.
In an attempt to address the issue of juvenile delinquency in the home/social environment, the focus of juvenile delinquency has been directed at the home of the individual and the social environment in which he exists.