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Juvenile Delinquency
An analysis of the factors contributing to juvenile delinquency in the United States and possible solutions to the problem.
# 96392 | 3,593 words | 27 sources | MLA | 2007 | US

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This paper discusses the issues of juvenile delinquency in the United States and suggests that there are various surveys and reports that show clearly that the number of juvenile offenders is increasing. The paper discusses the possible reasons for this increase, as well as its implications. It then discusses environmental, social and cultural issues related to juvenile delinquency. Finally, the paper concludes with solutions and preventative measures for the problem.

Table of Contents:
What is Delinquency
The Importance of this Topic
General Causes and Conditions of Juvenile Delinquency
Environmental, Social and Cultural Issues
Solutions and Preventative Measures
The Role of Social Work in Juvenile Delinquency
Summary and conclusion

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Anderson, D. C. (1998). When Should Kids Go to Jail. The American Prospect 72+. Retrieved December 2, 2006, from Questia database, http://www.questia.com.
  • The Challenge of School Violence. Retrieved December 2, 2006, from http://www.crf-usa.org/violence/school.html
  • Cirillo, K. J., Pruitt, B. E., Colwell, B., Kingery, P. M., Hurley, R. S., & Ballard, D. (1998). School Violence: Prevalence and Intervention Strategies for At-Risk Adolescents. Adolescence, 33(130), 319.
  • CARMICHAEL, A. ( 2003) Rich kids causing school problem. Retrieved December 1, 2006, from http://www.cso.on.ca/CNEWS/Canada/2003/11/02/244914-cp.html
  • Juvenile Delinquency. (2004). In The Columbia Encyclopedia (6th ed.). New York: Columbia University Press. Retrieved December 4, 2006, from Questia database: http://www.questia.com/PM.qst?a=o&d=101252393

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