News: Shooting in New Mexico age 12, brought gun to school. 2 injured; 11 years old
(girl) and 13 years old (boy). Some indication, that some kids were warned by the shooter not to
come to school that day. Teacher walked up and persua
-Justice and the Law
~Mala in se- acts that are universally immoral or wrong inn themselves (murder, rape)
~Mala Prohibita- acts that are evil because a society defines it as such (more than on
wife, production of alcohol durin
News: Chism who killed and raped teacher in bathroom took her out to the woods in recycling
bin is pleading not guilty to rape.
- Heredity (concordance) studies identical twins are more likely to demonstrate
concordance (both twins have crimi
News: High profile shooting in Omaha. A 5 year old girl was eating her breakfast when she died
from a stray bullet from nearly 1 block away.
How much delinquency is there?
-UCR (Uniform Crime Report) summary based
-NIBRS (National Incid
News: 5 men arrested for shooting of little girl in Omaha who was eating her breakfast.
News: Target scammer is a kid from Russia
Media Effect on Perception of Juveniles
Media selects what is reported on
Violence by young adults is portrayed as more shock
Sigmund Freud socialization is full of conflict
1) ID- biological drives physical pleasure, personality of newborn is all id.
2) EGO choice making, rational part of the self, develop realistic strategy to satisfy
ids demands, can
Edwin Sutherland Differential Association Theory
- Criminal behavior is learned in the interaction with others in intimate social groups
- Learning includes techniques, motives, rationalizations, and attitudes
Bullying: Guys duke it out an
News: 15 year old lured corrections officer into cell to check on something and he strangled her.
Book: 21 said it shouldnt be banned
7 said it should
1 said behind a counter
News: Scotts bluff corrections strangulation arrested another person; 24 year ol
News: 15 year old strangled corrections officer in the panhandle
- Steven Deuman, from Michigan is 26
- 15 month old daughter was found dead with a condom in her mouth. Found guilty of
2nd degree murder and sexual assault given life without parole.
Youth in Society Child Development
Recognized and studied only at the end of the 19th century
- Beforehard work
- Infancy: 0 3 years old
- Childhood: 3 6 years old
- Adulthood: 6 on
- Cut childhood short and push them sooner.
- Between 6 & 7 childho
Children Living in Poverty
-16.4 million children now living poverty in the U.S.
- 22% of all children
-6 million under age of 6
-7.4 million live in extreme poverty (about $5,500/year in a family of four)
-runaways and throwaways