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Youth Crime
A discussion of the increasing adult crime being committed by American youth.
# 124208 | 1,750 words | 19 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Criminology (Juvenile Justice) , Sociology (General)

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The analysis discusses some forms of social control to help alleviate the problem, and addresses the trend in the criminal justice system of treating youth offenders who commit serious crimes in the adult criminal justice system.

From the Paper:

"From school shootings sprees that have left dozens of high school and middle-school children dead, to increasing numbers of juveniles sitting on death row, youth crime in the United States is a growing social problem. Northwestern University conducted a study called "Trends in Juvenile Violence". In the study, researchers found a rise during the ...s in the rate of murder by teens aged ... to a jump that occurred while the teenage population as whole was on the decline. An ever-growing number of young..."

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