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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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