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date: 04 February 2023

Juvenile Delinquencylocked

Juvenile Delinquencylocked

  • Carolyn SmithCarolyn SmithUniversity at Albany, State University of New York
  •  and Jeremy DarmanJeremy DarmanSocial Science Associates, Utica NY


The article on juvenile delinquency has three major objectives: First, it defines delinquency and discusses its measurement and extent. Second, it reviews theory and risk factor data on causes of delinquency. Third, it discusses current trends in juvenile justice intervention and delinquency prevention, including social worker involvement.


  • Children and Adolescents
  • Criminal Justice
  • Populations and Practice Settings
  • Social Justice and Human Rights

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