Juvenile Delinquency in the United States
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This paper examines past and current trends used to reduce juvenile delinquency in the United States. An emphasis is placed on the state of New York. The paper looks at the types of crimes commited by juveniles.
From the Paper:"According to Burfeind and Bartusch, juvenile delinquency is defined as the commission of a crime by minors. The authors report that juveniles historically have been viewed differently than other criminals for several reasons. First, they are seen as less mature human beings in need of guidance. Second, in many cases their crimes are merely status offenses such as running away from home, ditching school drinking, alcohol and smoking all of which..."
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Juvenile Delinquency in the United States (2008, December 01) Retrieved February 28, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/juvenile-delinquency-in-the-united-states-121034/
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