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date: 24 November 2020

Juvenile Delinquencylocked

  • Carolyn SmithCarolyn SmithUniversity at Albany, State University of New York

Summary

The following 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.

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