SOC-242 Juvenile Delinquency
Provides an analysis of the environmental and internal factors that influence or determine delinquent behavior. Various biosocial, psychological and sociological theories are presented to help explain the actions of individual juvenile offenders. The prevention and treatment of delinquent behavior is examined by focusing on the roles of parents/ guardians, school, church, police, business community, community agencies, and the juvenile justice and correctional system.
Semester Hours: 3
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