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Alcohol and Drug Use/Juvenile Crime

health and well-being (Neff and Waite, 2007). While illicit substance usage peaked in the late 1970s, recent statistics indicate t...

The Impact of Race and Gender on Adolescent Violence

to the same extent (Saner and Ellickson, 1996). Saner and Ellickson concluded that violent adolescent acts are often the result of...

Trying Juveniles In Adult Courts

has existed for more than a decade (Associated Content, Inc., 2006; Young and Gainsborough, 2000). In fact, the juvenile system ha...

Crime and Hate

the curtailment of hate speech would be beneficial to such a goal. And indeed, such a solution sounds simple enough : Point an ac...

Detailed Examination of Serial Killing

This paper consists of fifteen pages and consider 5 criteria including public crime perspective, crime data, crime as treated acad...

Adolescent Behavior and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

in the life of dealing with an adolescent who has ADHD, and for the adolescent to be able to deal with the disorder. Volumes of r...

Androgynous Female Adolescents and Self-Image

This paper addresses the issue of self-image among androgynous, female adolescents. The author contends that androgynous female a...

Adolescent Obesity Interview and Discussion

In five pages this paper discusses the topic of adolescent obesity from an adolescent's perspective. Six sources are cited in the...

Adolescence: Erikson and Piaget's Staging Theories Compared

one that they find fits them ("Eriksons Psychosocial Stages of Development," 2007). In other words, they do not know who they real...

Rite of Passage

and, thus, in the religious duties and responsibilities of being an adult male within this community. The boy, in turn, receives a...

Jean Piagot’s Contribution to Adolescent Psychology

The time of Piaget was a time when new awareness was also coming to the specific condition of children, as they were seen as separ...

Adolescents and Major or Unipolar Depression

(Ryan, 2005). Inasmuch as there are no two identical individuals who seek out psychological counseling for depression, the ...

Annotated Bibliography on Teen Pregnancies

America (1986) CWLA Standards of Excellence for Services for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, Pregnant Adolescents, and Young Pare...

Adolescents and Drug Addiction

a beautiful young lady...There is no way to describe the daily misery and agony I went through while addicted to heroin" (The Agon...

Crime And Youth: How Family Relations Contribute To The Development

Aggressive behavior would not be such a concern in children if it were a natural occurrence for them to outgrow the tendency; howe...

“Natural Crimes” and “Legal Crimes”

be charged with statutory rape even if the girl consents, provided she is not of age. If she wants to make love with her boyfriend...

Primary Crime Data Sources: Compare/Contrast

rural, urban, gender, culture and age (Bureau of Justice, 2001). NCVS modified its methodology in the late 1980s to improve upon ...

The Practice of Trying Juveniles As Adults

by the managers and administrators when a juvenile is reminded to an adult facility. Conclusion: Provides a summary of the points...

4 Questions on Criminal Justice

II. HOW EFFECTIVE IS PUNISHMENT IN CONTROLLING CRIME? WHY? Warehousing of prisoners is perhaps the most prevalent of all ap...

Natural and Legal Crime

that "natural crime" is a crime against the laws that were given to all men by God, whereas "legal crime" is "an act that violates...

U.S. Crime

publication from the University of Maryland, the authors note that one of the reasons for discrepancies in crime statistics is tha...

Neonaticide

The writer discusses the crime of neonaticide (killing of infants) with specific reference to the case of Amy Grossberg and Brian ...

Investigating Different Crimes

Over the last decade, there have been numerous high-profile, huge scams from organizations. These are called white-collar crimes a...

Adolescent Motivation To Learn And Achieve

this youngster is challenged with massive physiological and emotional changes. This stage is called: Identity vs. Role Confusion (...

Body Image: Journal Articles Overview

to lose weight, media pressure to gain weight, and media pressure to increase muscle tone (McCabe et al, 2003). Both studi...

Why Study Computer Crime?

damage caused by incidence of computer crime. This includes virus attacks, spam, worms, denial of service (DOS) attacks or other ...

Inner City and Blacks Crimes

In a paper consisting of seven pages inner city incidences of high crime among African American adolescents are discussed in terms...

Adolescents and Crime

possibilities; and other issues. They also dont seem to understand that older people were once young, and therefore understand th...

Predicting Adolescent Crime

external controls are social and legal. Socialization is the reason for law-abiding citizens. Hirschi later offered a social bond...

Crime Rates HIgher Among Ethnic Groups

arrest histories. Background In an effort to prove that the literature is biased when reporting...