What causes delinquency?
I study sociology, and delinquency could be cause by the neighborhood they are surrounded by or peers or sometimes it could be poor parenting. It could also be be the adults in their family or adults in their neighborhood that gives them an example to do a crime cause they do it.
"Delinquency" means wrongdoing. The term "delinquency" usually refers to juvenile delinquency. Juvenile delinquency is when a youth (under the age of 18) becomes involved in criminal activity (i.e., shoplifting, vandalism, selling drugs, etc.). Delinquency is costly to families, communities, states, and nations. For this reason most governments have a vested interest in delinquency prevention, and they provide a great deal of funding to address the root causes of delinquency. Most delinquency prevention efforts are funded…
One of the first uses of the term "juvenile delinquency" was in a report entitled "Report of the Committee for Investigating the Causes of the Alarming Increase of Juvenile Delinquency in the Metropolis" that was printed in London in 1816. Later, in New York City in 1819, there was founded the "Society for the Reformation of Juvenile Delinquents" (Bernard 1992). After these two reports the term spread rapidly.
Juvenile delinquency refers to children who act against the law. Most legal systems prescribe specific procedures for dealing with juveniles, such as juvenile detention centers. There are a multitude of different theories on the causes of crime, most if not all of which can be applied to the causes of youth crime. Youth crime is a major issue and is an aspect of crime which receives great attention from the news media and politicians
ICO says consumers in my score range of 750-799 have a delinquency rate of 2 percent. But FICO scores below 500 have an 83 percent default rate, 500-529 shows a 72 percent delinquency rate, in the 550-599 range there is a 52 percent probability of delinquency, 600-649 scores show a 31 percent delinquency rate, and 650-699 have a 15 percent delinquency rate. Over 700 the delinquency rate drops to 5 percent up to 749…
In the United States most states have enacted a Juvenile Code that is applicable to persons not old enough to be held responsible for criminal acts. The Federal Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Act defines juvenile delinquency and sets forth rules regarding court procedures and punishment. You need to do a state by state review to determine how each state handles juvenile delinquency. See related links.
Amy M. Karp has written: 'Juvenile delinquency and child welfare law conference, 2004' -- subject(s): Child welfare, Administration of Juvenile justice 'Juvenile delinquency and child welfare law conference 2006' -- subject(s): Child welfare, Administration of Juvenile justice, Juvenile delinquency, Teenagers, Legal status, laws, Children 'Juvenile delinquency & child welfare law conference, 2009' -- subject(s): Child welfare, Administration of Juvenile justice, Juvenile delinquency, Teenagers, Legal status, laws, Children
LaMar Taylor Empey has written: 'Explaining delinquency' -- subject(s): Juvenile delinquency 'Peer group influences in correctional programs' -- subject(s): Criminals, Rehabilitation 'Relationship of social class and family authority patterns to occupational choice of Washington high school seniors' -- subject(s): Education, Counseling in secondary education 'Delinquency prevention strategies' -- subject(s): Juvenile delinquency, Prevention