Juvenile Delinquency

Compose an essay of 500 – 700 words where you explain the primary differences in the types of theories that fall into each of these four groupings 1) Individual causes; (2) Societal causes; (3) Social process; and (4) Social interaction.

This lesson highlighted some of the key factors that not only distinguish the likelihood of a male versus a female being a juvenile delinquent, but also the role of family structure in decisions to participate in delinquency as a juvenile. Compose an essay of 500 – 700 words that begins by discussing the key factors between male and female juveniles and their decisions to avoid or participate in delinquent acts. Next, identify and discuss at least three family factors that might increase the likelihood that a juvenile will participate in deviant activities.