Cause and Effect Essay on Youth Committing Crimes on the Rise
Uploaded by thuytrangenglish on Jul 22, 2012
Topic: Nowadays, the proportion of the crimes committed by youngsters is on the rise. Discuss causes to this problem and suggest solution.
In recent years, statistics regrettably show that many youngsters are committing crimes. This phenomenon is so-called juvenile delinquency, and has increasingly become a subject of intense debate as to what triggers and how to solve it. As far as I can tell, it is the parents who are inattentive to their offspring and the fact that children are increasingly exposing themselves to much more violence than ever before due to the prevalence of the Internet and video game containing violent scenes. In combating juvenile delinquency, one should underscore two remedies: parents are to pay close heed to their children’s behavior and limit or even prevent them from being exposed to violence.
The first point to note is that one of the most common factors which feature in forming the children’s character traits is the direct influence from parents. However, nowadays, many parents show an inclination to turn a blind eye to their children due to working all the time. Worse still, when their pressure of work multiplies, they are inevitably abuse their children to release stress. It incontestably has a negative impact on youngsters’ life, in particular their daily behavior. Step by step, they are highly susceptible to employ violence when getting angry, which is rooted in the indifference and reflection of their parents.
Frequent exposure to violence also has a bearing on moulding youngsters’ personality. Unarguably, in the era of technical advances, people, especially youngsters easily get many opportunities to attach the Internet, particularly video games. Playing video games is inherently deemed as a good way to relax but becoming an addict to it is truly undesired. Many video games attract youngsters’ attention by inhesitantly adding violent or even sex scenes. These bad effects gradually obsess the youngsters to such an extent that they would end up subconsciously using them sooner or later.
Besides the negligence from parents, frequent exposure to violence are the main reasons for juvenile delinquency such as theft, rape, murder, and so forth, which urgently calls for drastic measure taken by parents. First of all, the criminal behavior of the children should be recognized as a wake-up call to the parents so that they are to decide to spend more time together with their children to control, reeducate and correct the mistakes made by...