A Study on Factors Responsible for Juvenile Delinquency in Tamil Nadu

  • G. Swaathipriya Advocate, Independent Researcher, Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Juvenile Delinquency, Conflict with Law, Socialization


The aim of this study was to understand the causes of juvenile delinquency and the measures that are being taken for the positive development of children in conflict with the law. The influence of the media on children's psychosocial development is profound withthe advent of communication technologies.Recently, a child's exposure to media suchas television, radio, music, video games, and the internet has increased dramatically. It should thereforebeexamined whether the impact of recent changes in society on juvenile delinquency is significant. -Economic profile, crime factors: the results showed that the crimescommitted by the perpetratorsaremainly due to the combination of different individual and environmental variables, namely individual risk factors for offenders, negligence and ignorance of the parents, and the influence of peer, poor socio-economic situation, family pressure and insufficient socialization. The directeffects ofthe media were not pronounced. In general, the minor reported that the perception ofthe fairness of justice was positive both before and after the crime.

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