Lecture 6 16th - AMS 2030 Belgrad JUVENILE DELINQUENCY I...

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AMS 2030 Belgrad JUVENILE DELINQUENCY I. The origins of postwar delinquency A way for Americans to talk about and argue about their broader social value Gang fights, drug use (esp. heroin and marijuana) Rise of delinquency throughout the postwar times. Or did we just become more aware of it? Pattern of youthful misbehavior coming out of the war years More organized in the postwar time because they have role models Americans argued about individualism and family life and the rise of delinquency was rising. Who is to blame? o passed down through your jeans o they were emotionally disturbed o parents were too liberal o parents were too strict o social environment o kids growing up spoiled o community norms were too strict or lax o liberals blame the conservatives for being too strict A. Juvenile delinquency The delinquent was a result of society failing They were children who did something bad, but were not a real criminal The big issue was what these delinquents were doing in their vehicles, because they were beginning to be able to possess them (alcohol, sex, drugs) II. Delinquency of the urban poor
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course AMS 3030 taught by Professor Danielbelgrad during the Fall '09 term at University of South Florida.

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Lecture 6 16th - AMS 2030 Belgrad JUVENILE DELINQUENCY I...

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