how can we change youth crime ?



Over the years much research has been conducted and many theories have developed that attempt to explain the escalation in youth crime. If one ascribes to the theory that people choose to commit crime, one must provide context for that choice. The choices young people make are influenced by a complex set of relationships between peers, family, school, work, environment and political and economic resources (Ginwright, 2002). The environment in which these youth grow and develop influence the choices they make.
How can we change this ?

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