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Causes of delinquency among fifty negro boys

Homer K. Watson

Causes of delinquency among fifty negro boys

by Homer K. Watson

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Published by The Southern California sociological society, University of Southern California in Los Angeles, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Los Angeles.
    • Subjects:
    • Juvenile delinquency -- California -- Los Angeles.,
    • African Americans -- California -- Los Angeles.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Homer K. Watson, A. B.
      SeriesStudies in sociology; sociological monograph,, no. 14, vol. IV, no. 2. December 1919
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV9094.L6 W3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationcover-title, 12 p.
      Number of Pages12
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6639701M
      LC Control Number21021875
      OCLC/WorldCa5730751

      5. Of the Negro children arraigned in as delinquents, or approximately 20 per cent were committed to institutions; of the rest some were placed on probation. Of 34 cases of assault one resulted in commitment; of 78 cases of stealing 14 were committed. 6. Contributing causes of delinquency among Negro children the committee found to.   NC Own in paperback. FS: "Northern New Hampshire is known for its beautiful scenery and laid-back lifestyle, not for violent crime." LS: "The major recommendations of such important organizations as the national Council of Juvenile Court Judges, the American Bar Association, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency prevention for the new century are (1) the court should be /5.

      --boys learned more violent definitions due to less familial control, more aggressive friends, and more experience with prior violence --learning traditional gender definitions decreases chances of delinquency for families & increase for male. Subjects. The subjects were delinquent and nondelinquent boys drawn from the Gluecks’s classic study of crime and delinquency, initiated in Since , the nondelinquent men have been closely recently, the delinquent men have also been restudied (20, unpublished reports by Laub and Sampson in and ).. The delinquent study group originally included Cited by:

      Prevention Act that compels states to identify and remove racial inequality among incarcerated young offenders. The Facts on African American Youth and Delinquency: • African American youth comprise % of the national youth population. 1 • The arrest rate among African American youth (ages ) was nearly twice the rate of their white File Size: 50KB. Mary H. Diggs, "Some Problems and Needs of Negro Children as Revealed by Comparative Delinquency and Crime Statistics,"Journal of Negro Education, , 19, pp. Author: Daniel Geary.


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About the Book “CAUSES OF DELINQUENCY may mark a turning point in the study of delinquency. Hirschi takes issue with many currently popular theories and with much of the conventional wisdom on the subject. He shows, for example, that the lower-class child is no more likely than the middle-class child to commit delinquent acts; the broken Cited by: THE CAUSES OF DELINQUENCY Prepared for the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council January, NOTE: This working paper provides research information for the New Mexico Criminal and Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council It is not a statement of the Council's views or Size: 68KB.

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Girls become delinquent for vastly different reasons than boys based on biological, social and cultural differences displayed in each gender. From the onset of hormones and brain development, to the child’s upbringing by families, to the way girls are expected to act in public as opposed to boys; a different set of circumstances exists for the reasons girls become delinquent compared with boys.

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