1.Identify the many diverse
views and perspectives that characterize the study of juvenile delinquency and
reflect its interdisciplinary nature.
2.Interpret the theory,
law, policy, and practice in the study of the juvenile system and relate the
juvenile system to the adult.
3.Apply current information
about the juvenile justice system in theory and practice.
4.Recognize the complexity
of social, political, and economic systems and problems and develop ways to
contribute to the solution of such problems as they involve the juvenile
Students will write essays discussing the
ISSUE #1: The impact that media
(i.e., television, video games, and music) has on delinquency.
In each essay, the student will formulate a
reaction statement on the controversial issue, articulate the opinions from
other source, and reach a personal opinion. All submissions must include the
following technical components:
·Minimum length: Each essay will be five to
six pages (i.e., 1,250-1,500 words) in length.
·An abstract, reference page, and a cover
page will be included in each essay, but will not count as part of the minimum
page (word) length.
·A minimum of five sources will be used to
locate opinions on the provided topics.
Essays must be in APA format.