Social background of the delinquent child
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Published by Institute of Social Sciences, Agra University in [Agra] .
Written in English



  • India.


  • Juvenile delinquency -- India.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sumitra Pathak.
LC ClassificationsHV9198 .P37 1967
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 171 p. ;
Number of Pages171
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4527864M
LC Control Number76905292

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Child abuse, as well as neglect, has been implicated in the development of delinquent behavior. In three quite different prospective studies from different parts of the country, childhood abuse and neglect have been found to increase a child's risk of delinquency (Maxfield and Widom, ; Smith and Thornberry, ; Widom, ; Zingraff et al. Social Factors Related to Delinquency 39 Age and Delinquency 39 Gender and Delinquency 39 Racial/Ethnic Background and Delinquency 41 Socioeconomic Status and Delinquency 42 Peers and Delinquency 42 Exhibit 2–1 SES and Delinquency 43 Delinquency and Social Policy: Guns and Youth Violence 43 Chapter Summary 45 Notes About this book. This handbook is an up-to-date examination of advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice that includes interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners. Covers central issues in the scholarly literature, such as social learning theories, opportunity theories, criminal. American social welfare history for those readers with special interest in this topic, and we have built upon and expanded that work in this chapter. Post–Civil War and Recovery, and Progressive Era (–) While social Darwinism was embraced as the dominant social philosophy of the charity.

family background features (including poverty, large family size, parental disharmony, poor child-rearing, and parental criminality) leads to a constellation of antisocial features when children grow up, among which criminality is one element (West & Farrington, ). BACKGROUND The plight of children and youths has been a major concern to people in social work, from the earliest social reformers to the current pro‐ fessional organization. When the British settled the United States, children were subject to the same rules as adults concerning criminal responsibility. Background Child abuse has for a long time been recorded in literature, art and science in many parts of the social practices. Solving this global problem, however, requires a much better understanding of its occurrencein a range of settings, as well as of. And between the history of crime, criminal family background and parent’s addiction with the type of delinquency no significant relationship was obtained (P>). Discussion and Conclusion. Based on the results of this study, the majority of delinquent juveniles were placed in the age group years old.

The study panel that produced the National Research Council (NRC) report Losing Generations concluded that communities and institutions that surround adolescents, which include families, neighborhoods, schools, health systems, and employment and training centers, are increasingly challenged by changing social and economic conditions within the larger society (National Research .   Methods. The dependent variables included three measures of child development: physical health, school performance and delinquent behavior. The independent and control variables were divided into four groups: school and community attachment, parental attachment, parental and children commitment, and background characteristics. Therefore, if a friend is involved in bad criminal acts there are chances of that child's involvement in criminal acts as well (McLeod, ) Another theory by a behaviorist B. F. Skinner ( delinquent to describe a person who was found guilty. Juvenile delinquency refers to the involvement by the teenagers in an unlawful behavior who is usually under the age of 18 and commits an act which would be considered as a crime. A child is known as a delinquent when.