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Juvenile Delinquency Chapter 1 Delinquency and Public Policy All lecture notes created by Christine White Who is Lionel Tate? Who is Lionel Tate?
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In 1999, 12 year old boy crushes 6 year old Tiffany Eunick's
MARGARET A. ZAHN, ROBERT AGNEW, AND ANGELA BROWNE
ith some exceptions, extensive recent scholarship focusing on gender and crime has tended to concentrate on women, not on girls. Longitudinal studies have been conducted with great impac
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No Class Friday Test on Friday o Read chapter highlights o Be able to compare and contrasts in essays o No statistics
Guns o The more weapons/guns juveniles have access to, the higher the juvenile crime rate Gangs o More than
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Introduction to Labeling Theory
Focuses on official and informal reactions to delinquency central ideas Focuses on impact of such reactions on juveniles
1. labeled "delinquents" viewed as bad 2. harsh/rejecting respon
theories assume that people naturally obey the law if left to their own devices. Violations occur when special forces (biological, psychological or social) dive them to commit crime.
theories take the opposite appr
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Role of Juvenile Gangs in Facilitating Delinquent Behavior by Thornberry
Password protected. Oops. And thus we go to JSTOR. But alas! It appears that that does not work. Does God hate us? So it would seem. On the Thornberry. Studi
Jeffrey Wherry CRJ 155 March 30, 2007 CRJ 155 Midterm 1. Psuedomaturity- fake or false sense of maturity 2. Covert Pathway- a pathway that includes minor covert acts, such as lying, followed by property damage and moderately serious delinquency, then
All major delinquency theories argue family
influences whether juveniles engage in delinquency
1. level of and reaction to strain 2. learns to conform or deviate 3. control to which subjected 4. extent to which labeled
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Introduction to Social Learning Theory
learn to engage in delinquency through association with or exposure to others Types of associations
1. primary or intimate groups 2. interactions with others at school,
How do delinquent peers impact delinquency?
Typically strongest correlate of delinquency
1. association due to several causal effects
a. delinquent peers CAUSE delinquency b. third variables cause both c. delinquency CAUSES delinq
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Development of Juvenile Institutions o Child savers influenced the government to create reform schools to care for delinquent/vagrant youth Received state-funding Children worked in the schools Racially segregated, sex segr
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most people assume lower-class juveniles are more delinquent than middle-class juveniles large number of studies yields contradictory findings
How do we determine the relationship bt social class and delinquency?
1. increases external and internal controls,
stake in conformity, and internal control 2. increases exposure to conventional models, teach conventional beliefs, and reinforce conformity 3. reduces strain and provide social support 4.
Morgan O'Bryan Martin Criminal Justice 351 Professor Fagan March 26, 2008 Juvenile Delinquency Take Home Exam 2 Growing up the "Hunters" likely faced a number of different risk factors in their homes and schools including family deviance, family negl
Study Guide for Exam 3 CJS 101 - Summer 2008 - Wells
Day 12: Correctional Institutions: A History and Overview 1. Historically how have criminals been punished? What have been the main forms and rationales of punishment? Has this changed much over th