Susak, Ivona and Tufekdji, Pakiza (2021) SOCIAL DISORGANISATION THEORY AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY. International Scientific Conference “Towards a Better Future: State and Society”- Conference Proceedings. pp. 327-336. ISSN 978-608-4670-19-3

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The social disorganization theory is one of the most enduring place-based
theories of crime. Тhis theory shifted criminological scholarship from a focus
on the pathology of people to the pathology of places. Social disorganization
theory suggest that a person's residential location is more significant than the
person's characteristics when predicting criminal activity and the juveniles
living in this areas acquire criminality by the cultures approval within the
disadvantaged urban neighborhoods.
Testing social disorganization theory for the causes of index (major) crime
incidence among juveniles is the subject of this study. Delinquency rates are
quite high and it is an important problem for every society. It is needed to know
the causes of delinquency to find appropriate solution ways and to decrease
the delinquency rate.
Method: The paper presents results of conducted research in correctional home
for children. Descriptive qualitative analysis was used to draw conclusions.
Conclusion: The theory of social disorganization, that sees the causes of crime
in social desintegration, widespread in those parts of the city districts that are
predominantly inhabited by poor people, is applicable in our juvenile crime
situation, especially when we see who they are, where they come from and
what life challenges they face every day.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Law
Divisions: Faculty of Law
Depositing User: Prof. d-r. Pakiza Tufekdji
Date Deposited: 10 Jun 2024 08:10
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2024 08:10

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