Unformatted text preview: juvenile detention center where the child could possibly run away, rather than giving them a sentence like an adult. I believe this could possibly be another public issue. I believe that the matter of the kids getting better relates to idea of how individuals can only understand their own personal fate first, by locating themselves in some larger historical context and, second, by understanding the lives of others around them who live in similar circumstances. Meaning if these kids could just get proper help they could possibly get better. If they could just see that what they are doing is not their only option then they could heal and get better. This is just a few examples of how I believe this article relates to the idea of "personal trouble vs. public issues."...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course SOC 001 taught by Professor Sturm,robertarth during the Fall '08 term at Penn State.
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