Juvenile Delinquency on US American Indian Reservations Term Paper by supercalifragilistic

Juvenile Delinquency on US American Indian Reservations
This paper discusses the high rates of juvenile delinquency by American Indian youth living on reservations.
# 98345 | 2,290 words | 13 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Sep 18, 2007 in Criminology (Juvenile Justice) , Native-American Studies (General)

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The paper explores how many programs and government agencies have attempted to address this dilemma of juvenile delinquency. The paper relates that on United States Indian reservations, the current approach to juvenile delinquency includes prevention, intervention and graduated sanctions. The paper offers reasons for the prevalence of this juvenile delinquency and reveals that although the crimes involving delinquent acts by juveniles on American Indian reservations are increasing, the causes are similar to the causes of delinquency of the general population.

Brief Background of Juvenile Delinquency
Reasons for the Prevalence of Juvenile Delinquency on Reservations

Sample of Sources Used:

  • American Indian Relief Council. (2002). Reservation profiles: Pine Ridge reservation. Retrieved March 21, 2007, from http://www.airc.org/reservations/pineridge.html
  • Conway, M. K. (1999). SIAU intelligence report: Gangs on Indian reservations. Washington, DC: Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Devitt, S. (2002). Deadly silence: Gang problem a silent scourge on Navajo Nation. Retrieved March 21, 2007, from http://www.daily- times.com/Stories/0,1413,1296572~656809,00.html.
  • Frost, L. & Shepherd, R. (1996). Mental Health Issues in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings. Retrieved March 22, 2007, from http://www.bradley.edu/campusorg/psiphi/DS9/ep/503r.html
  • Johnson, T. (2004). Bush Budget Proposal Shortchanges Vital Native American Programs. South Dakota News Release.

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