Individual TheoriesOur community is still tackling one of the largest problems ever. Juvenile delinquencyaffects more children than we realize. When children live in broken homes or have a lackof guidance, they tend to stray. But not all children that come from low income andbroken homes commit crimes. There are the same amounts of children coming from thatenvironment that follow the laws and do not run delinquent. I personally have a friendwho grew up in a poverty stricken area and seen her friends participate in juveniledelinquency behaviors. Growing up some children was raised by their grandparents orsingle family homes, and their mother worked to support them. That often left themunattended for periods of time. Some believe that juvenile delinquency is on the personthemselves, instead of the social or economic level. There are two theories about juvenilecrime. The choice theory is when a juvenile makes a rational decision when thinkingabout a crime and they weigh out the consequences and the benefits of their actions. The
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