Delinquent behavior by Don C. Gibbons

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Statement[by] Don C. Gibbons.
SeriesPrentice-Hall sociology series
LC ClassificationsHV9104 .G53
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Paginationix, 276 p.
Number of Pages276
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Open LibraryOL5695682M
ISBN 100131978977
LC Control Number70089817

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Delinquent behavior. Washington, D.C.: Juvenile Delinquency Project, National Education Association of the United States, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William Clement Kvaraceus; Walter B Miller; William E Ulrich; Juvenile Delinquency Project (National Education Association of the United States).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface --The study of delinquency --Delinquency laws and adolescent misbehavior --The police, the court, and juvenile delinquency --Delinquency causation: basic considerations --Delinquency causation: biological and psychological perspectives --Delinquency.

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This is both a main effect and a buffer against risks such as a criminal father, a multiproblem milieu, or earlier problem behavior. -Graham Sykes & David Matza appears in book, Delinquency and Drift ()-Most young persons are not committed to delinquency; most "drift" from conventional to unconventional behavior-Young people recognize the inconsistent qualities of their culture.

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delinquent behavior is a function of learning and not a function of either ability to obtain economic success or of living in a socially disorganized area of the city -9 formal propositions (pg. ) differential association theory. Delinquency, criminal behaviour, especially that carried out by a ing on the nation of origin, a juvenile becomes an adult anywhere between the ages of 15 to 18, although the age is sometimes lowered for murder and other serious crimes.

Delinquency implies conduct that does not conform to the legal or moral standards of society; it usually applies only to acts that. Biological Perspectives on Delinquent Behavior (From Kids Who Commit Adult Crimes: Serious Criminality by Juvenile Offenders, P, R.

Barri Flowers, -- See NCJ) Author(s): R. Barri Flowers: Date Published: Page Count: 8: Sponsoring Agency: Haworth Press, Inc Binghamton, NY Sale Source: Haworth Press, Inc 10 Alice. Hirschi studies data and rejects the two prevailing theories -- the criminal is either one who is a frustrated striver forced into deliquency by his acceptance of goals common to us all or one who is an innocent foreigner attempting to obey the rules of a society that is not in a position to make the law or define "evil" conduct.

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Social process explanations of delinquency focus not on societal structures but on social interactions between individuals and environmental influences that may lead to delinquent behavior. Differential association theory holds that delinquency is a learned behavior as youth interact closely with other deviant youth.

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In some courts parents are even penalized for the antisocial conduct of their children (e.g., Bessant and Hil ; Drakeford ; Dundes ).Although lay as well as scholarly theories assume that a link between parenting and delinquency exists, clear conclusions Cited by: Juvenile delinquency has traditionally been defined as behavior exhibited by children and adolescents that has legal ramifications, such as engaging in illegal activity (statutory and criminal).

Juvenile delinquents include youth who have contact with law enforcement and those who are adjudicated through juvenile court for a crime.

These are behaviors that violate the .have been associated with delinquency.4 One point must be clearly understood when con-sidering these data: Drug use is itself a form of juvenile delinquency. What is the association between drug use and other types of delinquency?

Part of the answer lies in the sort of behavior often associated with youthful drug users: truancy, poor aca.

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