AN ANALYTICAL REVIEW: PREDICTORS, PREVENTION AND INTERVENTIONS FOR JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
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Keywords

Juvenile delinquency
Prevention predictors
Intervention
social and personal predictors

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Anila Amber, A., Saima Masoom, S., & Tooba Farooqi, T. (2012). AN ANALYTICAL REVIEW: PREDICTORS, PREVENTION AND INTERVENTIONS FOR JUVENILE DELINQUENCY. Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 51(1), 183-194. Retrieved from https://www.jsshuok.com/oj/index.php/jssh/article/view/239
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Abstract

This paper essentially aims to uncover the predictors, prevention and intervention for juvenile delinquency. It discusses the common understanding and prevalence of this
phenomenon followed by a discourse on alarming rates of youngsters involving in
different sorts of crimes. This paper then, sheds light on the personal and social
predictors including poverty, broken families, neglect, poor schooling and slums. In
order to stop a growing number of juvenile crimes, this document talks about the
preventive measures which could be taken by addressing multiple areas for instance
reasons for cyber crime, bullying at school, physical and sexual abuse, and availability
of addictive stuff. There are high numbers of youth who are cased in because of criminal
offense but in jail they are extremely vulnerable to adult abuse and ill treatment. The
factors which can reduce the number of juveniles like proper support system, schooling,
opportunity to learn skills and information regarding rights, are also incorporated in this
paper. To finish, a comprehensive dialogue on the possibly benefitting interventions is
also included.

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