The breakdown of traditional family life.
This is one of the major factors that account for indiscipline among the youth in the society. The introduction of formal education has led to the breakdown of traditional family system and this breakdown has led to a situation where children are denied the training provided by members of the extended family. The traditional controls and sanctions that regulates the behavior of children are absent on children whose parents have divorced or travelled.
Peer group influence.
This is another major cause of indiscipline; individuals can become indiscipline through peer pressure. This is becauseyouth learn a lot from their peers and as they will always want to be with their peers, they exercise more influence on them.
Influence of the media
As the youth are easily by things the see, hear, and read from the mass media, both electronic and print media, they tend to copy these things which leads to indiscipline. It is noted that individuals who are indiscipline become thieves, prostitutes and armed robbers because of the affluent lives that social misfits portray in the foreign movies that they watch.
Exposure to foreign culture
The youth also become indiscipline as a result of their exposure to western lifestyle through contacts and travels. It is noted that when the youth come into contact with foreigners who come into the country as tourist or travel abroad to meet these foreigners, they are influenced to copy their lifestyles. They wear their dresses the way foreigners do, exposing vital parts of their body....