Research Papers on Juvenile Justice

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  • The Legal Use of Child Labor in Pre-Victorian England

    12 pages and 12 sources. This paper relates the specific views of the history of child labor and the use of child labor in early industrial England. This paper outlines the historical changes that led to the decline of child labor in that country, including a focus on the labor laws in Victorian England that changed the view of poverty.

  • The Exploitation of Child Labor

    11 pages and 10 sources. This paper provides an overview of the use of child labor in different areas of the world, with a primary focus on the use in the countries of the Third World. This paper considers the role that the government plays in supporting the use of child labor in developing nations and defines the roles that government, companies and the general public have and their impacts on this process.

  • The Nature and Purpose of Criminal Law

    This 4 page paper discusses criminal law; its functions; its sources; and how criminal responsibility can be limited. It also touches very briefly on the constitutional safeguards that limit the exercise of criminal law. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Street Gangs and Juvenile Delinquency

    This 8 page paper examines gangs and juvenile delinquency and the relationship between the two concepts. Because youth who tend toward delinquency are likely to join gangs, and those gangs are likely to enhance delinquency, the problem is growing. Gangs attract juvenile delinquents, and juvenile delinquents are attracted to gangs. The problem is explored. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Community Profile: Juvenile Threat

    8 pages in length. Juvenile threats are manifested in myriad ways from the seemingly innocuous act of graffiti to the heinous and arbitrary aspect of drive-by shootings. The extent to which juvenile delinquency and gang violence is present in every community in one fashion or another is both grand and far-reaching; that Los Angeles reflects a particularly concentrated incidence level of these juvenile threats speaks to the ongoing struggle this southern California city continues to identify, address and try to prevent. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Juvenile and Adult Courts: A Comparative Study:

    In ten pages this paper compares and contrasts the juvenile and adult court systems in a study that includes an overview of the juvenile justice system, point comparisons between juvenile and adult courts, pros and cons of juvenile court from a youth offender’s perspective, societal implications of abolishing juvenile court, and future juvenile justice system recommendations are also included. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Florida Community Approaches to Juvenile Crime

    In eight pages this paper discusses how recidivism rates can be improved through community based programs in a consideration of Florida and its problems with juvenile crime. Fourteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Issue of Child Labor

    5 pages and 10 sources. This paper provides an overview of the issue of child labor and its use in many different countries. Specifically, this paper looks at countries that exploit children for their work product in India, Latin America and Pakistan. This paper also relates the way in which governments and consumers play a role in the continuation of child labor exploitation.

  • Prostitution and Child Labor in the Philippines and India

    In six pages child prostitution and child labor are considered as a globalization consequence with the economic and moral problems that affect such companies as the Philippines and India. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Alcohol and Drug Use/Juvenile Crime

    This research paper examines literature in order to identify the relationship between the involvement of juveniles in crime with their use of alcohol and/or drugs. The writer concludes that alcohol and drug use and the adolescents' criminal involvement are primarily symptoms of dysfunctional social factors. There is also a short abstract. Eight pages long, five sources are cited.

  • The Juvenile Justice System: Philosophy and History

    This 6 page paper gives an explanation of the juvenile justice system from the past until modern times. This paper includes not only the history of the system, but the philosophy behind how it works. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Labelling Theory/Differential Association Theory

    This paper discusses labeling theory and differential association theory in regard to how each theory explains criminal behavior. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Juvenile Crime and Programs of Shock Incarceration and Boot Camps

    In eight pages this paper examines program alternatives to juvenile crime punishment and rehabilitation and considers shock incarceration and boot camp program options. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • New Jersey and Juvenile Delinquency In New Jersey

    In nine pages this paper examines the problem of juvenile delinquency in American society with the primary focus being upon the youth laws and programs of the state of New Jersey. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Reducing Gang Violence In New York City

    This 8 page paper comments on the policies and strategies that have been used in New York City to reduce gang violence for the last several decades and the results of those efforts. For comparison, the writer comments on how differently Los Angeles deals with this same issue. The writer than briefly comments on how persons holding different perspectives, liberal, civil libertarian, conservative and crime control might respond to the policies in New York City. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Delinquency and Peer Pressure

    In five pages the journal article featured in a November 4, 1994 issue of Criminology (Vol. 29) entitled, 'The Influence of Delinquent Peers: What they think or what they do?' is reviewed.

  • Major Causes of Juvenile Delinquency Overview

    In five and a half pages this paper discusses various causes of juvenile delinquency in an overview that includes lack of positive adult role models, abuse of substances, inadequate cognitive and problem solving abilities, and membership in gangs. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Addressing the Causes of Juvenile Delinquency

    In twenty pages this paper examines juvenile delinquency and its problems in a consideration of how various causes can be determined and the difficulties of finding an effective solution. Twenty three sources are cited in the bibliography.


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