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Crime and delinquency in Kenya

Erasto Muga

Crime and delinquency in Kenya

an analysis of crime rate of arrested and convicted persons by racial and ethnic groups, sex and age, offences committed, and urban and rural differentials

by Erasto Muga

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Published by East African Literature Bureau in Kampala [Uganda] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Crime -- Kenya.,
    • Juvenile delinquency -- Age factors -- Kenya.,
    • Criminal statistics -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [159]

      StatementErasto Muga.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7149.K4 M83
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 158, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4872838M
      LC Control Number75980087

      Founded in , Crime and Justice addresses important developments in the criminal justice system. This distinguished series of commissioned essays encompasses topics both within and outside of the accepted core of research on crime and justice, including legal, psychological, biological, sociological, historical, and ethical considerations. Individual essays in Volume 20 include articles by. About this journal. Crime & Delinquency (CAD), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is a policy-oriented journal offering a wide range of research and analysis for the scholar and professional in criminology and criminal justice. CAD focuses on issues and concerns that impact the criminal justice system, including the social, political and economic contexts of criminal justice, as well as.

        For social control theory, criminal and delinquent behaviors are a natural outcome of human nature—crime provides quick and easy ways to achieve one’s desires. The focus in social control theory is on those forces that keep people from committing crime, or our bonds to by: 1. What Is Criminology? Understanding Crime and Criminals produced crime movies, true-crime books and maga-zines, and websites devoted exclusively to the coverage of crime supports that observation. The CBS TV megahit Crime, Deviance, and Delinquency I n line with sociological thought, many crimes are seen as devi- File Size: 1MB.

      Violent Crime Index includes murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault.. Property Crime Index includes, burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson.. NA: Beginning in , the FBI broadened the definition of rape, removing the phrase "forcible" from the offense name and description. Similarly, in Kenya a juvenile delinquent is a child between the statutory juvenile court age of 7 and 16 years who commits an act which, when committed by persons beyond this statutory juvenile court age, would be punishable as a crime or as an act injurious to other individuals or .


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[Erasto Muga]. Juvenile Delinquency Refers to criminal behavior(s) or act(s) by juveniles. Youth Refers to a collectivity of individuals in the Republic of Kenya who have attained the age of eighteen (18) years but have not attained the age of thirty five (35) years.

Youth Crime Implies criminal behavior(s) or act(s) by the Size: KB. criminality among the youth and juvenile delinquency. This paper addresses these factors among the youth imprisoned at Kamiti Youth Corrective Training centre (Y.C.T.C) which is the only penal institution for young male offenders aged 17 – 21 years in Kenya.

be punishable as a crime or an act injurious to the self, other individuals or the general public (Government of Kenya, )[1]. Juvenile delinquency is an ageless part-and-parcel of every human society; this may be exemplified by the Bible book of Proverbs.

Crime & Delinquency (CAD), peer-reviewed and published bi-monthly, is a policy-oriented journal offering a wide range of research and analysis for the scholar and professional in criminology and criminal justice.

CAD focuses on issues and concerns that impact the criminal justice system, including the social, political and economic contexts of criminal justice, as well as the victims, criminals, courts.

Crime rates in Kenya have been having an upward trend since Kenya attained independence. With the numerous efforts by the government and the private sector being geared towards reducing these rates, it has become paramount for the government to address the causes of crime.

Examines advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice with interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners. Provides a current state of both fields, while also assessing where they have been and defining where they should go in years to g: Kenya.

The need to pay more attention to the crime that involve the young people is further supported by the crime reports which indicate that a higher number of juveniles and the youth have been involved in various crimes both in society and in learning institutions where unrests and riots are common.

Keywords: Youth crime, juvenile delinquency, Kenya. The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) envisions a nation where our children are free from crime and violence. If they come into contact with the justice system, the contact should be both just and beneficial to them.

Crime and Violence Trend in Nairobi, Kenya Grace Masese Introduction: This paper examines the phenomenon of youth crime in Nairobi especially in relation to youth gangs. The case pays special attention to the Mungiki movement and street families.

It also examines some of the organized responses to crime of this nature. The purpose of The Sociology of Crime and Delinquency is to provide the student of criminology with ready access to some of the most important contemporary sociological literature in this field.

The book should, therefore, be of value to students in any variety of undergraduate or graduate courses in criminology and delinquency and to their instructors. Suggested Citation: "The Development of Delinquency." National Research Council and Institute of Medicine.

Juvenile Crime, Juvenile Justice. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / Research over the past few decades on normal child development and on development of delinquent behavior has shown that individual.

book, Sheley () defined the term more narrowly as the ‘‘scientific study of crime as a social phenomenon’’ and reflected the dominant role soci- ology has played in the study of crime and delinquency (p.

1).Cited by: Crime & Delinquency addresses specific policy or programme implications or issues - social, political and economic - of topical interest to the professional with involvement in criminal justice. I gave this book 5 stars because it gives REAL CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS to crime and delinquency that WORK (not a hodgepodge of useless, scientific jargon).

CRIME PREVENTION FOR CHILDREN--A young boy who was labeled by psychiatrists, educators, counselors, doctors, judges, etc., as hopeless and destined to a life of by:   This slim volume offers a comprehensive survey of the major criminological and delinquency theories, including their philosophical foundations, policy implications, empirical support, and criticisms.

"A Primer on Crime and Delinquency Theory" can be used as a primary text or as a supplement for other texts, anthologies, or collections of /5(8).

The research studies reported in this book were completed between June, and November,with a USPHS research grant (MH- ) from the Center for Studies of Crime and Delinquency, National Institute of Mental Health. Crime & Delinquency (CAD), peer-reviewed and published 8 times per year, is a policy-oriented journal offering a wide range of research and analysis for the scholar and professional in criminology and criminal focuses on issues and concerns that impact the criminal justice system, including the social, political and economic contexts of criminal justice, as well as the victims.

leading to juvenile delinquency. Keywords: Behavior, family structure, juvenile delinquency. Introduction Crime happens anywhere in this world and it excuse no one, where rich or poor, adults to youth and juveniles.

Juvenile delinquency youth violence in schools and outside of schools is an issue that is damaging the whole world. It isFile Size: KB.

Crime, Delinquency and Justice book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This reader presents fresh insights on the rapidly expandin 5/5(2).In Developmental Theories of Crime and Delinquency, Terence P. Thornberry and his contributors show that criminal behavior is not a static human attribute, but ebbs and flows over the life course of the individual.

Criminal behavior tends to follow a distinct psychological g: Kenya.Read this book on Questia. Most authors who have addressed the problem of crime and delinquency have approached the topic from a male perspective, tending to focus on male offenders while disregarding the female offender.