Comparison and Analysis of Perspectives on Youth Crime


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Comparison and Analysis of Perspectives on Youth Crime
The Social Problem
The Canadian government has presented a point of view which indicates that youth crime in Canada is increasing. In order to reduce the appearance of crime caused by young people, task forces, special city police, RCMP units and studies are being subsidized across Canada. This paper serves to compare and contrast two differing viewpoints on youth crime: one presented through the communications of the Conservative Government, and the other presented by the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Fact Sheet, a publication of a non-profit organization called the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Council (2007). Through this comparison, the paper will attempt to...
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.....nnected with the ethics of social work, but the fact that the Council is able to back up their findings with data from the field as well. This way of approaching youth is more realistic because it includes an underlying belief in their ability to change and succeed despite difficult circumstances in their lives.
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Canada: Public Perception vs. Statistical Information. Pamphlet.
Nicholson, Rob, MP. (2007). Announcement of Tabling of
Legislation to Strengthen the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Speaking Notes. Ottawa, ON.