Juvenile delinquency

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Juvenile delinquency

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Juvenile delinquency

  1. 1. JUVENILE DELINQUENCY SINDHU PRIYA.P 12MSW033
  2. 2. WHAT IS JUVENILE DELINQUENCY * Crime commited by children and adolescents under statutory age is called juvenile delinquency.
  3. 3. JUVENILE DELINQUENT *A juvenile delinquent is one who is a minor with major problems. *Any person between the age 7 to 8,who violates the law is considered as criminals.
  4. 4. DIFFERENT FORMS OF DELINQUENNT BEHAVIOUR *Loitering * Lofting *Pick-Pocketing *Stealing *gambling *Sexual offences like eve teasing etc.
  5. 5. CAUSES OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY *FAMILY *PEER GROUP *NEIGHBOURHOOD *EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM
  6. 6. FAMILY Almost all research workers have accepted that families of delinquents are characterized by discords , desertions and divorce. PEER GROUP To those in sore need of a substitute foe family love and groupbelongingness , the peer group or the gang presents itself as a kind of close knit unit that will solve the purpose. NEIGHBOURHOOD The immediate environment of a child also affect the trend he will adopt in connection with his personality. EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM Delinquents are typically non-bookish & non-academic individuals who take studies like a burden . When they fail in exams and get scolded by their family they tend to indluge themselves in delinquents acts.
  7. 7. HOW TO CONTROL JUVENILE DELINQUENCY 1. Accept the delinquents as a person in his own right & give affection & security. 2. Providing the child with a variety of experiences like music & dance, art & craft. 3. Watch for the sign of maladjustment. 4. Attempt to build up a stable system of moral and social values. 5. Encourage the child to talk about & admit the existence of anti-social tendencies.

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