Economic and Sociological Indicators for Juvenile Delinquency and Arrest

Tahani Almutairi, Tennessee State University

Abstract

This study is aimed to measure the influence of youth employment, children living in single parent families, children living in poverty and, youth dropout, on juvenile violent and property arrests. ^ The study was conducted through quantitative research methods, which focused on using secondary data, related to the issues in question. Analysis of the data was conducted to determine if there is a statistically significant relationship between youth employment, children living in single parent families, children living in poverty and, youth dropout, on juvenile violent and property arrests. ^ Consequently, the study found that youth employment influenced juvenile violent and property crime arrests. Children living in single parent families influenced juvenile violent crime arrests but did not show any statistically significant relationship with property crime arrests. Haigh school dropout and children living in poverty did not show a statistically significant relationship with juvenile violent and property crime arrests.^

Subject Area

Criminology

Recommended Citation

Tahani Almutairi, "Economic and Sociological Indicators for Juvenile Delinquency and Arrest" (2017). ETD Collection for Tennessee State University. Paper AAI10268563.
http://digitalscholarship.tnstate.edu/dissertations/AAI10268563

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