Juvenile Delinquency Professor Brown
Unit 9 Final Essays • Assignment (5-6 pages) • Write a 5 to 6 page paper that investigates one of the following questions: • There is a strong connection between abuse and delinquency. Numerous studies have linked child abuse and neglect to juvenile crime. Examine this association and offer possible remedies. • Juvenile gangs have become a serious and growing problem in many areas throughout the U.S. It is unlikely that gang control strategies can be successful as long as legitimate economic alternatives are lacking. Explore possible proactive solutions to this social problem. • Many of the underlying problems of youth crime and delinquency are directly related to education. Numerous empirical studies have confirmed that lack of educational success is an important contributing factor in delinquency. Examine this relationship and propose alternative methods of educating our youth. • You may use the textbook as a source, along with personal interviews and scholarly academic journals, available through the Kaplan online library. You must use at least 3 outside sources and follow American Psychological Association (APA) format with proper citations and references.