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Week 10 – Delinquency, Gangs and Subculture, Juvenile Justice in the World
1. Please use the course materials and these two supplemental readings to answer the first question.
Risk Factors for Delinquency: An Overview – https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/ojjdp/frd030127.pdf (Links to an external site.)
Juvenile Delinquency Risk Factors – http://www.ojjdp.gov/mpg/litreviews/Risk%20Factors.pdf (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
Please define and discuss risk and protective factors of juvenile delinquency. From you viewpoint, are risk and protective factors two ends of a spectrum (model a) or on two different dimensions (model b)?
risk factor protective factor
0 +10 (example of scale)
risk factor ———————————->
protective factor ————————->
2. Please choose one of the supplemental readings or the following documentary about juvenile justice/juvenile delinquency in the world. Please share your thoughts about the brief of the study or the documentary. Is it consistent with your conceptions about the country?
kids behind bars (international). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XOjEqPFwoU