In the title of the paper I put out, about what makes juveniles be just that. I will be talking about what makes their mind wonder to crime, what makes them tick, what makes them have that sense of belonging on the feeling of doing crime with others, does it give them a rush of that good adrenaline, is it because lack of parenting, or that lack of a father figure? I’m here to discuss and debate some of the sources I have heard and seen on the internet, starting with the parents of the matter. According to The Brookings research. “Why do adults hit children? They do it to correct a child’s behavior by whooping that ass with a belt or hand or, in different cases different objects, if you were raised a different way like myself. In terms of altering children’s behavior in the short run, physical punishment is mostly effective.” Americans now a days think parents should be punished for hitting their children for displinary. In my opinion I feel like there isn’t enough beating around this day and age. This is why we have so many school shootings and kids walking around here bad as all get out. You also have those weirdo kids in school dressing up in all black and acting with bad attitudes. I feel it is because of lack of discipline in the house and lack of a father figure, but I will get to the father figure part later. Scientist say children that are hit more often tend to have learning issues or disabilities learning under high stress, which sound s like a perfect solider to me, little humor there. Also, it is said that there more prone to having acholic or drug issues in the near future, which I personally don’t know about that, because I don’t have a drug issue and im just fine.” This is what scientist then, and I feel as they cannot sit here and put this upon all children, because I believe children of color we have been brought up in a rough up brining and was trained strictly. I believe why this has made kids of color more of a tougher outlook but I disgrace. For me growing up I believe it has giving me a sense of knowing right from wrong and have a bigger continence of what needs to be done and how it needs to be done, and also what is tolerable. With that I believe getting whooped can deter kids from becoming juveniles and getting into the system. Because some kids don’t know how to act because there not disapplied, I’m not saying that all displinary has to be whooping. There are other methods. Studies dating back to the early 1960s suggest a relationship between corporal punishment and decreased cognitive ability in early childhood. Recent research has added support to these findings. A 2009 study examined two cohorts of children within the National Longitudinal Study of Youth (NLSY) and found that, even controlling for other parenting behaviors and demographics, children of mothers who used little or no corporal punishment “gained cognitive ability faster than children who were spanked.” fathers that had high frequent spankings of five year olds, where have to be associated with grade and learning disabilities. Which I can sorta see that happening, because in my time when I was doing math and ect my dad use to stand over me yelling at me and it made it hard for me to learn, and he use to pop me on the top of my head if I didn’t get things. At the end of it all, parents in my opinion should wave a good whooping when kids commit a seriousness of foolishness when disobeying parents, also parents should know the limit to the displinary. From what the scientist and reaches have said before ‘fathers high frequency spanking’. The father should really be in the child’s life, I feel like it’s a big change in how the kid is brought up and how he or she will turn out. According to the University of Melbourne, they say boys are more prone to delinquency if they do not have a father figure in their lives, while girls aren’t really affected by if their father is there or not. father figure during adolescence was most likely to have a preventive effect on whether male youths engage in risk-taking and deviant behavior. While having dads around can be a really beneficial to kids it doesn’t explain why on that research why. Professor Deborah Cobb-Clark, Director of the Melbourne Institute said. “Fathers provide children with male role models and can influence children’s preferences, values and attitudes, while giving them a sense of security and boosting their self-esteem. They also increase the degree of adult supervision at home, which may lead to a direct reduction of delinquent behavior.” Which with this section from the professors I can agree with the whole heartily. The only issue I have is that I believe it is false that girls don’t benefit from being in the daughter’s life. I believe that is totally bogus, because let’s say the father is a good father and provides for the daughter and the wife. She can grow and see how a real man should treat a woman and see what type of a man she should find. Autor Linda nelson says “In exploring this area, uppermost on the minds of many is a young woman’s academic and vocational path—how her relationship with her father influences her academic performance and, as a consequence, her career success and financial well-being. As you might guess, daughters whose fathers have been actively engaged throughout childhood in promoting their academic or athletic achievements and encouraging their self-reliance and assertiveness are more likely to graduate from college and to enter the higher paying, more demanding jobs traditionally held by males. This helps explain why girls who have no brothers are overly represented among the world’s political leaders: they tend to receive more encouragement from their fathers to be high achievers. Even college and professional female athletes often credit their fathers for helping them to become tenacious, self-disciplined, ambitious, and successful.” So how can fathers and daughters forge a close, positive relationship? Some researchers say that when big moments in their lives happen that can make a big impact on the relationship, also if the father is involved with sports or extra activities with the daughter. Also taking vacations with her. Her leaving for college, getting married, and having children often deepened their relationship and made it less stressful—largely because the daughter gained a better understanding of her father’s perspective and because he began treating her more like an adult. In sum, fathers have a far-reaching influence on their daughters’ lives—both negative and positive. Many still seem to believe that daughters should spend the most time and share the most personal information with their mothers, but women miss out if they neglect the bond they have with their fathers. And while fathers may find it easier to relate to and connect with their sons, they should make the effort to build a close relationship with their daughters, too. With this I believe that the father being in the lives of both son and daughter can deter them from crime and keep their head on straight. Now a way to also have kids involved in community outreach things is called one of them is the head start program. Experts say. “Head Start is considered an educational achievement program as well as an early intervention delinquency program. Home visitation has also been hugely successful in mediating risk factors. Nurses or trained professionals visit the homes of low-income and high-risk soon-to-be mothers and offer advice, counseling, support, and social and health services. These services continue until the second year after the child’s birth. Once again, this program not only helps foster healthy childhood development, but it sets children up for future success and deters them from committing crimes in the future”. “While these two programs have been beacons of light within the fog of an assortment of programs, there is always room for improvement. Research shows that truly successful programs continue beyond childhood years to provide support to at-risk youth (Zigler and Taussig 1003). The best programs do not end once a child enters school. They instead continue to provide support for as long as the particular child requires it”. The key is continuity of intervention, and that is a goal all prevention programs should strive for (Zigler and Taussig 1003). Both Head Start and early childhood home visitation programs that combine early intervention with comprehensive curriculums provide very strong examples of programs that decrease the rates of delinquent behavior in the future. However, they are only the beginning, and our society must turn to research and investigation to create programs that will bring us closer to finding an end to this far-reaching problem of juvenile delinquency.
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