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  • Crime And Delinquency Subculture
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    Crime and delinquency subculture reflects on culture patterns surrounding crime and juvenile delinquency. It is created not only by individuals, but as one culture, the American culture. Subculture is derivative of, but different from some larger referential cultures. This term is used to share systems of norms, values, individual, groups and the cultural system itself. Criminal or delinquent subcultures indicate systems of norms, values, or interest that support criminal or delinquent behavior....
  • Child Displays Deviant Delinquent Behavior
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    Juvenile delinquency is a social problem that significantly impacts all members and processes of a social culture. Delinquency refers to behaviors that are not in line with the collective practices of the dominant social group. Essentially, these behaviors stray from societal norms and more specifically they violate established criminal codes and laws. Juvenile delinquency incorporates not only general criminal activity but conduct that is only unlawful for youths such as running away from home ...
  • Development Of Disruptive And Delinquent Behavior
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    Assessment of Inappropriate Behavioral Development It is far easier to measure a child's physical growth and maturation than to assess the complexities of individual differences in children's disruptive and antisocial development. Pediatricians can clearly record increases in a child's weight and height on growth charts and even provide percentile estimates indicating how a child compares to others at the same age. Measuring and interpreting acceptable versus unacceptable and normal versus abnor...
  • Increase In Delinquent Behavior In Juveniles
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    "Getting tough on juveniles" may be one approach to attempting to correct the increase in delinquent behavior in juveniles, but I believe the best way to correct is through prevention. I feel if a child is properly reared and taught right from wrong from the beginning, then he or she will make the correct decision when a delinquent opportunity arises. There are numerous characteristics that parents must bestow on a child to ensure the child that they are loved and cared for growing up in life. E...
  • Delinquent Behavior And Aggression
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    CORRELATES OF DELINQUENCY Mate lina M. Au lava Chaminade University 3140 Waianae Ave. Honolulu HI 96816 Abstract Studies have been conducted on what factors lead to delinquency. Proposed factors of delinquency have been studied in three major fields, biological, psychological, and sociological. This study is guided by psychological and sociological theories. The question of whether or not relationships among attachment, aggression, and delinquency exist was investigated through survey research. ...
  • Delinquency Of Some Adolescents
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    During 1991, alone, adolescents under the age of eighteen made up 17.2 percent of all arrests for violent crimes (Salts, Lindholm, Goddard, & Duncan, 1995). Watts & Ellis (1993) found that antecedents to drug and alcohol use / abuse happens before the adolescent reaches high school. So, what factors drive adolescents to act out in such delinquent behaviors as skipping school, threatening fellow adolescents with guns or other weapons, and drug and alcohol use This is a very interesting question t...

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