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CRIM 335 - EXAM 2 QUIZZES
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Most children live with two parents, but when a child does live with only one parent, that parent is most likely the child's father
A fragile family consists of an unmarried couple with at least one child
Which of the following family factors is not associated with delinquency?
Higher levels of parental efficacy
When the social service agency presents its case plan and recommendation for care of the child and treatment of the parents, including incarceration and counseling or other treatments, it is called a _____.
Which country is currently considered the world leader in education with students scoring higher in math, science, and reading on standardized tests than every other country?
Researchers commonly find that ___________ is a stronger predictor of delinquency than such personal variables as economic class membership or peer group relations
___________________ is a form of expression protected by the First Amendment but not associated with actually speaking words
The case of New Jersey v. T.L.O., the court dealt with the issue of __________
search and seizure
Deviant acts among juveniles are usually committed with their peers
Gangs are a recent phenomenon limited to the U.S.
What is not a reason attributed to the reemergence of gang activity in the 1970s?
local youth had increased access to conventional careers
A(n) ________________ gang is heavily involved in criminality, particularly in drug sales and they use violence to establish control over drug sale territories
Females are involved in gangs in three ways. Which of the following is not one of these three ways?
as back-up gangs
Juvenile courts are courts of record with limited penalties available
The House of Refuge was a care facility developed by the child savers to protect potential criminal youths by taking them off the street and providing a family-like environment
In re Winship established that proof beyond a reasonable doubt is the standard to be used by juvenile courts in establishing a juvenile's delinquency
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