Group juvenile delinquency

Group juvenile delinquency is consisted of the totality of legal-medical acts of undeage persons. Not all of these offenders are mentally ill or have disharmonic personalities. From the point of view of the delinquent, crime is an act by which he solves certain problems, which may be a momentary desire, may wish to sample his manhood to the group etc. In other cases teenager is an emotional unbalanced person and just a little excitement outside is sufficient to cause aggressive behavior sometimes tort and not always are aware of the consequences of their actions.

Juvenile behavior is antisocial, being a question of a social and legal term, not a diagnostic criterion for delinquency. More than 70-80% of juvenile crimes are produced group. An important contribution to understanding youth gangs is what is known as the subculture group. There have been studied cultural factors likely to generate environmental tort. Small values such as culture have their support in maintaining the basic features of these groups in their regular life. Gang members develop their sense of belonging, an agreement for a specific status. Most of the gang members come from economically disadvantaged classes. Rejected by society, these young people will develop a subculture where is approved the behavior opposed to society as part of the normal behavior. The support consists of identifying the group (to adopt the same suit). Their interpersonal communication is profound, tend to cover them with an air of bravado, so for someone who will have many activities “for bravery” such as beverage, or smoking. Ohlin (1963) identifies three types of subcultures offenses.

The second band type is based on conflict subculture in which violence and aggression has maximum value in winning the approval of the group. In 1/3 of drug gangs use, sexual promiscuity and lustful other experiences to get rid of life problems. Part from this kind of groups are this groups are often girls.