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Unformatted text preview: • Just about anyone could be defined as a delinquent • We tend to demonize young people o For example, sexting, sending revealing photos to friends is considered a delinquent act nowadays. How we think/define delinquency? ***WATCH CLIP FROM BRAT CAMP*** • Parents are scared victims • Delinquency can be stopped by discipline/authority • Physical stereotypes • Time limit placed of delinquency Professor Sternheimer – Spring 2010 SOCIOLOGY 351 - Sociology of Juvenile Delinquency and the Juvenile Justice System • Youth go from innocent to beastly • Gender deviance o Girls = sexual activity o Boys = violence and/or drugs • Labeling o Their identity becomes fused into their labels • Youth are suicidal • Medication and/or mental health are services needed for youth delinquency • Issues of control and/or respect • Youth tend to live in the future...
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2010 for the course SOCI 351 taught by Professor Sternheimer during the Spring '10 term at USC.
- Spring '10