Juvenile Delinquency Among Negroes: A Review of the Literature with Analysis and Application of Selected Sociological Theories of Delinquent Behavior
juvenile delinquency, African American, sociology, delinquent behavior, literary analysis, criminology
Criminology | Demography, Population, and Ecology | Legal Studies | Race and Ethnicity | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Sociology
The purpose of this paper is to investigate and review the literature available on juvenile delinquency among Negroes. The literature consists of a number of empirical studies which are fragmented from each other and often from a definite theoretical orientation. A large part of this paper involves the analysis of these empirical studies and their application to the major theories of delinquent behavior. From this application it is hoped that a more congruent picture of the Negro juvenile delinquent emerges, so that it increases our understanding of this whole area of study.
Department 1 Awarding Honors Status
Sociology and Anthropology
Carter, C. J. (1966). Juvenile Delinquency Among Negroes: A Review of the Literature with Analysis and Application of Selected Sociological Theories of Delinquent Behavior (Undergraduate honors thesis, University of Redlands). Retrieved from https://inspire.redlands.edu/cas_honors/877