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New forms of juvenile delinquency - their origin, prevention and treatment

Wolf Middendorff

New forms of juvenile delinquency - their origin, prevention and treatment

general report

by Wolf Middendorff

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At foot of title: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

Statement[prepared] by Wolf Middendorff [for the] Second United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, London, 8-20 August 1960.
SeriesA/CONF.17/6
ContributionsUnited Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs., United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders, (2nd : 1960 : London)
The Physical Object
Paginationv,154p. ;
Number of Pages154
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16367565M

  Juvenile delinquency is the participation by a minor child, usually between the ages of 10 in illegal behavior or activities. Juvenile delinquency is also used to refer to children who exhibit a persistent behavior of mischievousness or disobedience, so as to be considered out of parental control, becoming subject to legal action by the court system. 15 Defining Juvenile Delinquency 2 The social construction of “juvenile delinquency” Invention of the juvenile court The second revolution: transformation of juvenile justice thought and practice Legal definitions of “juvenile delinquency” After completing this chapter, students should be able to: Identify the major historical developments that led to the social.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Juvenile delinquency: causes, prevention, treatment; an annotated bibliograhy Juvenile delinquency: causes, prevention, treatment; an annotated bibliograhy by United States. Dept. of Health, Education, and. Juvenile delinquency, also known "juvenile offending", is the act of participating in unlawful behavior as a minor or individual younger than the statutory age of majority. For example, in the United States of America a juvenile delinquent is a person who is typically below 18 (17 in the states of Georgia, New York, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Texas, and Wisconsin) years.

  Juvenile Delinquency: Pathways and Prevention explores the pivotal roles that family, trauma, mental health, and schools have on juvenile delinquency, while exploring opportunities for prevention and intervention. Authors Christopher A. Mallett and Miyuki Fukushima Tedor draw from years of experience working with juvenile offenders to shed.   Juvenile justice encompasses the safety, treatment, and respectable care of juveniles who have committed delinquent acts. Across the world, the juvenile age ranges from 10 to 20 years old, and despite the existence of juvenile delinquency in every nation, there does not yet exist a universal standard for juvenile care.


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