Academic Papers on Juvenile Justice

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A 3 page discussion of juvenile delinquency, what it is, and what some of the popular sociological theories surrounding it are. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

In 12 pages the author writes 2 chapters on the topic of juvenile delinquency and the home/social environment. The introductory of the paper states: "The issue of juvenile delinquency and the home/social environment is one of major concern to families, schools, law enforcement agencies and society as a whole. There has been ...

In this well-documented 7 page sociological research paper, the writer argues that the family itself has changed drastically since the 1950's and that this is one of the primary causes of Juvenile Delinquency today. Everything from the lack of father figures to the ability to spend less time as home is examined. The appearance of ...

A 5 page speech that presents the problem of juvenile crime as an outcome of the breakdown of the family structure and their resultant lack of direction and moral character of the youth. It looks at the scenario of family disintegration and the effects on the moral character of today's youth. What can we do ...

In 5 pages the author discusses fighting crime with education. Juveniles released from their punishments after committing a crime should be required to attend educational programs that are designed to keep them from committing future crimes. Many of the programs available for those juveniles are effective. Juvenile crime can truly be fought with ...

A 4 page paper on the best way to use government funds to prevent and treat juvenile delinquency. The writer suggests two programs that deserve funding, as an alternative to incarceration. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 5 page research essay exploring incidence of crimes among retarded adolescents. The reasons for retarded adolescents becoming involved in criminal behavior and the likelihood of their getting caught are among the many things discussed. Misunderstandings can occur easily between the police official and the retarded adolescent for numerous reasons, one of which is ...

Approximately 30 pages in length. Paper discusses "Explorer" programs across the U.S. and the role that they play in deterring juvenile delinquency (as well as other relevant issues). In Explorer programs, kids get to ride with police officers and assist in ambulance emergencies. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

A 4 page paper which argues that children, or young adults, should not be treated as adults in relationship to the legal system and law regarding punishment. Children are children and regardless of their crime, they are not mature enough to understand the real consequences of their actions. One argument given relates to the fact ...

A 5 page speech that presents the problem of juvenile crime as an outcome of the breakdown of the family structure and their resultant lack of direction and moral character of the youth. It looks at the scenario of family disintegration and the effects on the moral character of today's youth. What can we do ...

In 4 pages, the writer discusses the role of prisons and juvenile halls play in society for youths. The extent of juvenile justice has changed in theories, goals, and knowledge pertaining to crime and its prevention among juvenile offenders. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

In 10 pages the author discusses the impact of juvenile detention centers. Although the extent of juvenile justice has changed in many ways, one thing remains constant. That is what to do with juvenile offenders. Juvenile detention centers play an important role in the lives of young criminals. That role can be ...

This 9 page report discusses the issues associated with juveniles and the death penalty in America. Economic, social, political issues are briefly presented. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Approximately 6 pages in length. Discusses juvenile convicts and the unfairly 'light' sentences that they receive for their crimes. Essay focuses much on the personal opinions and views of the author who makes numerous sound points. Underlying theme is that 'Society should be no different than the home' and consequently, juveniles should be ...

A short, 3 page argument about how the juvenile justice system is failing and youthful offenders are not being deterred from committing more crimes. The writer argues that a 15 year-old delinquent should share many of the same penalties for committing an offense that a 22 year-old delinquent would for committing the same offense. Most ...

In this insightful 8 page research paper, the writer examines statistics concerning rising criminal behavior among juveniles and reviews the effectiveness of some of crime prevention programs used to reduce these figures. All arguments are supported by statistical data and an impressive amount of research is cited. An excellent reference for anyone doing a paper ...

"Status offenders" are juveniles convicted of crimes that would not be considered such if they were adults. For example, running away from home, truancy, etc.; are all considered to be criminal activities only by juvenile courts. This 6 page research paper analyzes the controversy surrounding the penalties given to status offenders and the likelihood that ...

A 15 page paper that considers 10 different ethical dilemmas that can occur within the environment of a juvenile detention facility and considers the possible outcomes for these dilemmas. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 7 page research proposal in which the writer cites the growing problem of juvenile delinquency, its social & psychological implications, etc; It is proposed that years of research can help us to better understand the behavioral and cognitive aspects of this societal problem..The writer describes what sort of "team" would have to be assembled ...

A 25 page thesis that considers the impact of early onset use of crack cocaine and deviant criminal behavior in youth populations. Thesis is supported by a study which is designed to demonstrate the correlation between youth crack use and youth crime, with a specific concentration on early use data. Bibliography with 12 sources.

Teenage Prostitution

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In 10 pages the author discusses teenage prostitution. Teenage prostitution is more prevalent than anyone could possibly imagine. There are many reasons why young people become prostitutes. For some they have no other choice: it is a survival method. For others it is an easy way to make a lot of money and ...

This 6 page paper addresses the problem of child labor and prostitution as a consequence of globalization. Examples are given, primarily from India and the Philippines but the problem is addressed as a general moral and economic dilemma. Bibliography lists 12 sources

This 12 page paper provides an overview of the history and impetus for child labor in the industrialized UK of the 18th and early 19th centuries and then considers the impact of the reign of Queen Victoria and the development of Victorian values as they determined shifts in the view of child labor and the ...

This 11 page report discusses the exploitation of children around the world, especially in Third World nations, as a source of cheap and compliant labor. Governments, businesses, and individual consumers have an obligation to do what they can to bring a halt to the exploitation of children throughout the world. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

This 5 page report discusses the exploitation of children around the world, especially in India, Pakistan, and South America, as a source of cheap and compliant labor. Governments, businesses, and individual consumers have an obligation to do what they can to bring a halt to the exploitation of children throughout the world. Bibliography lists 10 ...

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