Thesis About “the Effects of Curfew Hours Among Teenagers”

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UNIVERSITY OF CALOOCAN CITY
GEN.SAN MIGUEL ST. SANGANDAAN CALOOCAN CITY
ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

“THE EFFECTS OF CURFEW HOURS AMONG TEENAGERS”

A Research Paper presented to
Professor E. Grafilo
In partial fulfillment of the requirements in ENG122

RESEARCHER

Hagos, Gioress
Ocenar, Mary Joy
Basihan, Jovy
Tan, John Patrick
Ramos, Jayson

TABLE OF CONTENTS

METHODOLOGY………………………………………………pg.1
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT………………………………………………pg.3
INTRODUCTION………………………………………………pg.5
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY………………………………………………pg.9
TABULATIONS OF SURVEY…………………………………………………pg.13
ANALYSIS (GRAPHS) ………………………………………………pg.18
CONCLUSION……………………………………………….pg.25
RECOMMENDATION………………………………………………pg.28
BIBLIOGRAPHY……………………………………………….pg.30

METHODOLOGY

Participants:
To date we have tested 20 First Year Students of Bachelor of Science Information System,
20 First Year Students of Bachelor of Science Human Resources Development Management, 20 First Year Students of Bachelor of Science Psychology, 20 First Year Students of Bachelor of
Science Elementary Education, 20 First Year Students of Computer Secretarial, Who have shown willingness to participate in our study. The purpose of this research paper is: * To determine if the teenagers is following the curfew hours. * To determine if the Barangay is conducting or informing people about the curfew hours. * To know the reaction of the parent’s about curfew hours. *

Facilities and Procedure
All surveys took place at the premises of University of Caloocan City. Sessions lasted at approximately 10 minutes per person.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
This work study underwent a number of days before it was finally completed. The author would like to express their appreciation to their parents, who gave them a full moral and financial support, to the school administration especially to their professor Mrs. Ederlina B. Grafillo, who gave the author a chance to make their research paper, to all the person’s who behold them at, during the time when they were making this kind of work study, to all who were involved in the survey process and most of all to the Almighty Father who gave the researcher’s a physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually fit body and mind that they was able to accomplish

A special acknowledgement is due to all the persons behind them to where in one way or the other have the wisdom, the knowledge and the strength and all the people who helped them before and during the making of this work study.

INTRODUCTION

History
Juvenile Curfews
Curfews are not just a product of today's contemporary society. Just as ancient histories influenced juvenile justice practices in the United States, today's curfews also have historical origins. The word and enactment of curfews for minors in almost 3000 cities in the United States by 1900. It was not until World War II that they became a popular way to battle juvenile crime (Lester, as cited in O'Neil, 2002). By 1995, 77% of cities with populations greater than 200,000 had some form of juvenile curfew, 60% of which were either enacted or enhanced after 1990.The word curfew  comes from the French term, "courvrefeu," meaning "to cover fire." In the feudal era, a bell would ring to alert the villagers to put out their fires and go to bed for the night. William the Conqueror even used an 8:00 p.m. curfew in 1068. The United States has used curfews during wartimes and emergencies since before the Civil War, but juvenile curfews did not become widespread until the late nineteenth century (O'Neil, 2002). Juvenile crime was blamed on immigrant children and their parent's lack of control over their children. This led to the support and enactment of curfews for minors in almost 3000 cities in the United States by 1900. It was not until World War II that they became a...
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