'Juvenile Delinquency': Its Evolution in Late 19th Century England Research Paper by The Research Group

'Juvenile Delinquency': Its Evolution in Late 19th Century England
Examines the so-called evolution of the concept of juvenile delinquency in late 19th Century England.
# 73234 | 3,375 words | 14 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in History (British) , Criminology (Juvenile Justice)


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This paper examines the so-called evolution of the concept of "juvenile delinquency" in late Victorian England. The object of the paper is to show that the notion of youth crime was considerably altered during this period--and has served as an exemplar of present-day systems.

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"The notion that juvenile delinquency in particular and crimes committed by child and adolescents in general were separate from crimes committed by adults is considered a recent construct. In fact it was not until the first half of the the 19th century in England that such a notion first came about. A corollary to this was the idea that these types of crimes and criminals should be treated differently from hardened adult criminals..."

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'Juvenile Delinquency': Its Evolution in Late 19th Century England (2005, December 01) Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/research-paper/juvenile-delinquency-its-evolution-in-late-19th-century-england-73234/

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"'Juvenile Delinquency': Its Evolution in Late 19th Century England" 01 December 2005. Web. 26 November. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/research-paper/juvenile-delinquency-its-evolution-in-late-19th-century-england-73234/>

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