Assignment on Juvenile Delinquency | Annotated Bibliography

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1ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHYTopic: Crime Prevention Research and initiatives at reducing juvenile delinquency andsubsequent adult criminal behavior.Steinberg, L. D., Cauffman, E., & Monahan, K. (2015).Psychosocial maturity anddesistance from crime in a sample of serious juvenile offenders. US Department ofJustice, Office of Justice Programs, Office of Juvenile Justice and DelinquencyPrevention.This major purpose of this study is to reduce the level of juvenile delinquency and adultcriminal behavior. This journal provides insights into juvenile justice from the contributorsand editors who have experience in researching. It explains a teaching text for courses injuvenile justice. It represents the strategies and programs of how to reduce juvenile criminalbehavior. The strength of this article is that it helps the individuals in the process ofresearching. It describes the formal policies and procedures regarding the methods ofhandling juvenile offenders. The article has also mentioned a list of agencies that areconcerned with the administration of juvenile justice. This journal also provides informationon the policies that will help in reducing juvenile delinquency.Porter, T. R. (2015). The school-to-prison pipeline: The business side of incarcerating,not educating, students in public schools.Ark. L. Rev.,68, 55.The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act was passed in the year 1974 and havestrengthened its provisions over the years. It has established federal oversight for the statesand it set up requirements as to how the states should treat the youthful offenders. It meantkeeping children or kids out of the adult prisons and addressing entrenched racial disparities.The strength of this article is that it will help in reducing juvenile criminals. The system tendsto fail at times because it misses to reauthorize the law. Over the years, the number of police
2ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHYofficers has increased in schools. According to the author, the sworn police officers in theschools maintain a fusion of roles and tasks.Seal, D., Nguyen, A., & Beyer, K. (2014). Youth exposure to violence in an urbansetting.Urban studies research,2014.This journal discusses about adolescence being the basic socialization period for attitudesabout law. The authors determined that the risk factors for the violent act at the age of 18increased keeping in mind the amount of risk that the youth were represented to. The authorsresolute the effect on violent behavior of influences that were correlated earlier with otherproblematic behaviors. Thereafter, the authors scrutinized relationships of risk factors thatcomprises the families, individuals, schools, peer and communities sectors to conclude howinfluences has an effect on it. They also scrutinized their own ability to predict the violentbehavior based on the factors.Steinberg, L. (2017). Adolescent Brain Science and Juvenile Justice Policymaking.The authors executed a case study determining the differentials in the policing of juveniles.They defined the unexpected behavior as actions that produced a probability of negativeapproval subsequent to their recognition. The presence of evidence engaging a juvenile to aunexpected act is a significant factor in the probability of arrest. If the juvenile has adisrespectful behavior towards the police, then there high chance of the juvenile gettingarrested. Therefore, juvenile delinquency can be reduced if the juveniles are given propertraining and aware of all the treacherous consequences.Hong, J. S., Espelage, D. L., & Sterzing, P. R. (2017). Understanding the antecedents ofadverse peer relationships among early adolescents in the United States: Anecological systems analysis.Youth & Society,49(8), 999-1022.
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