Juvenile Incarceration

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Juvenile Incarceration

Victoria McMillian
Troy University

Introduction to Social Science Inquiry CJ3375DL T4
T. Newvine

TABLE OF CONTENT
I. GOAL STATEMENT, VARIABLES, QUESTIONS P.3 II. HYPOTHESES/THEORIES P.4-5 III. SAMPLING PROCEDURE P.6 IV. COVER LETTER P.7 V. QUESTIONNAIRE P.8 VI. LITERATURE REVIEW P.9 VII. DATA ANALYSIS P.10 VIII. RESEARCH FINDING P.11 IX. PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED P.12 X. REFERENCE LIST
I. INTRODUCTION
GOAL STATEMENT: To find out how many Juveniles were incarcerated in Alabama, in 1997-2010 INDEPENDENT VARIABLES:
Gender
Race
Age
Family Status
Education Level
Repeat Juvenile Offender

RESEARCH QUESTIONS:
1. What was the number of male versus female Juveniles incarcerated? 2. What race is more often incarcerated?
3. What was the age majority of Juvenile arrest?
4. How many Juvenile Offenders from are single parents home? 5. What is the education level of the juvenile incarcerated in the state of Alabama? 6. How many repeat Juvenile Offenders?

II. HYPOTHESIS/THEORIES
H1:A male juvenile is incarcerated five times more than female. T1:This theory is true because there are more teenage mothers who are involved in sexual activity than criminal conduct. Seventy- one percent teenage pregnancy household do not have a father present.Studies also show that adolescent males have a problem controlling their impulse and are prone to be risk takers. Alabama have fourteen detention facilities twelve is secure, two is staff secure. H2:More juvenile minority are in detention facilities than any other group. T2:African America is incarcerated five times more than their white peers. Studies show that blacks are more likely to sell drugs than white, and not likely to come from dual family homes. H3:The sixteen and seventeen year old, Adolescent incarcerated more than Adolescents less than fifteen year olds. T3: sixteen-year-old young males are driving with less supervision, their face with peer pressure and approaching manhood. Statistics show that seventeen-year-old commit more crime than any other age group. H4:More juveniles come from single parent's homes

T4:In single parent homes you more often than not have one provider, who over extended with work and household responsibility, leaving Juveniles home unattended for longer period. Statistics show that eighty-five percent of the youth come from fatherless homes, twenty times the average.

H5:Grades K-12 is likely to show up in Juvenile Justice System if the pupil has repeated two grades. T5: Studies show that millions of students are suspended or expelled in an academic school year for disciplinary, will repeat a grade, drop out of school, these pupil will eventually becomes involved in the Juvenile Justice System. H6:Repeat Juvenile offenders have a pattern of discipline issue T6:when Juveniles does not respond to corrective behavior it normally leads to a series of education and intuitional problems. The repeat offenders are minority are more likely to commit a hideous crime.

III. Sampling Procedure
This research project conducts what...
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