juvenile delinquency


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juvenile delinquency

n.
Antisocial or criminal behavior by juveniles.

juvenile delinquency

n
(Law) antisocial or criminal conduct by juvenile delinquents

ju′venile delin′quency


n.
illegal or antisocial behavior by a minor, constituting a matter for action by the juvenile courts.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.juvenile delinquency - an antisocial misdeed in violation of the law by a minor
misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed - improper or wicked or immoral behavior
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The second view understands juvenile delinquency as a "cry for help" from juveniles who come from abusive and neglectful family environments.
Pereira and Maia advance knowledge about the role of psychosocial, legal, and family factors on persistence in crime and social marginalization of young adults with a history of juvenile delinquency.
As a special form of social deviance, the juvenile delinquency is defined as "the conduct of all minors and young people in conflict with the rules of social coexistence accepted and recognized in society" (Banciu Radulescu, 2002: 7).
The results indicate that these variables do not contribute significantly or have limited effects in juvenile delinquency denoting Pakistani context.
The source pointed out that ISIS terrorists tried to storm into the Juvenile Delinquency Institute's building, which is still under construction, using five car bombs, and later in the day an ISIS suicide terrorist blew up a car bomb near the main electricity station, causing the station to go out of service.
As part of Nibras, FJP prosecutors or our social counsellors deliver educational and informative lectures to caution students about the hazards of juvenile delinquency.
Keywords - Collaborative Partnership; Informational Role, Detecting and Counseling Role, Juvenile Delinquency Prevention, Poverty Alleviation.
Muscat: With juvenile delinquency on the rise in Oman, crimes like theft and traffic law violations comprised a majority of the cases referred to the Public Prosecution over the past three years, according to Hussein bin Ali Al Hilali, Public Prosecutor of the Sultanate.
Mariam Mohammed Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of Social Affairs, said the changes proposed are aimed to put a stop to juvenile delinquency, work with their families and protect the minors even from their relatives.
Global warming was invented by Margaret Thatcher as a blunt instrument she could use to bop Arthur Scargill and his sooty miners over the head"Broadcaster Jeremy Clarkson, below "It is a kind of juvenile delinquency when it manifests itself in people in their 40s, 50s, or even 60s.
This study tried to identify some of the major causes of truancy in area and came to conclusion on possible strategies to improve learner attendance, thus, minimizing juvenile delinquency, reducing school dropouts and protecting youth against drugs.
Objectives: Juvenile delinquency is increasing in epidemic portion in Pakistan, to understand this drift the present study was designed to investigate association between remembered relationship with parents, aggression and self-esteem, and differences between male juvenile prisoners who come in contact with the justice system, and their age matched controls on the variables of remembered relationship with parents, aggression, and self-esteem as well as demographic factors like monthly family income, number of sibling and education were also studied

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