Aboriginal Youth Offenders and Sociological Theory

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Essay #: 063969
Total text length is 15,740 characters (approximately 10.9 pages).

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Aboriginal Youth Offenders and Sociological Theory
The ensuing several pages explore the high levels of crime in aboriginal communities amongst youth offenders and asks why this situation is as grave as it is; in short, why do these young men and women feel a need to throw away their lives by committing crimes of one sort or another? To probe appropriately into this subject area, the essay shall look at the current context – namely by looking at recent public and political anxiety concerning the high levels of crime perpetrated by aboriginal youth. Additionally, the paper shall utilize social learning theory, social disorganization theory, and social strain theory to highlight possible etiological factors which might explain why youth in...
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