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CausesofJuvenileCrimeandSolutions

CausesofJuvenileCrimeandSolutions
Theincreasinglyhighratesofjuveniledelinquency
areagreatprobleminmodernsociety.Moreand
morepeoplearepayingspecialattentiontoit.
Therearemainlythreecausesofthisproblem-the
negativeinfluenceofmassmedia,youngpeople's
tendencytoberebelliousandhighdivorcerates.
Thefirstreasonofthehighratesofjuvenile
delinquencyisthenegativeinfluenceof
commercializedmassmedia.Publishersofbooksor
programproducersaremoreconcernedwithprofits
thanwiththequality.Thusbooksormoviesmay
havenegativeeffectsonchildren.Takenobscene
booksandviolencemoviesasexamples.Theyare
verydangeroustochildren.Oncethechildrenare
exposedtoviolenceorbadanddirtyideasare
introducedintotheirmind,therewillbelifelong
harm.Someyoungchildrenwatchhoursofmurders,
fightsandcrimeseveryweek,withnoadulttotell
themthatlifeisnotlikethatmostofthem.The
effectoftheheavydoesofviolenceistosuggest
tochildrenthatviolenceisanordinarywayof
life,andthatshootingandcheatingarewaysto
succeed.Suchanmisbelieveusuallyleadsthemtoa
wrongwayinnearfuture.
Thesecondreasonofhighratesofjuvenilecrime
isthatmodernyoutharemorerevolutionaryand
moreindependentthattheeldergeneration.When
thistendencygoestoanextreme,problemsarise.
Someoftheyoungwanttothrowawayallthe
traditionalprinciplesandbeliefs,mostofwhich
areverygoodforself-cultivation.Theyare
reluctanttolistentotheadvicefromelder
generation.Iftheybehaveintheway,asthey
like,theymightcommitcrimeswithoutrealizing
it.
Thethirdsignificantfactorofjuvenilecrimeis
theincreasingnumberofsingle-parentfamilies.
Studiesshowthatjuvenile-delinquencyratesare
twiceashighforyoungstersfromsingle-parent
homesasforthoseintraditionalhouseholds.
Childreninsingle-parentfamiliesaretakenless
careofandthushavefeelingsofbeingneglected,
discriminatedandisolated.Thelackofparental
lovemakesthemhostileandcynicaltowardsthe
society.
Thereareseveralwaystopreventtheyouthfrom
committingcrimes.Firstly,schooleducationplays
animportantroletoteachtraditionalbeliefs.
Secondly,thepresentsituationalsocallsfora
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controlandsupervisiononthemassmedia.Books
andprogramsshouldbeingoodquality.There
shouldbemoreeducationalbooksandprogramsfor
youngchildrenintotellthemhowtodistinguish
therightfromthewrong.Thirdly,mutual
understandingbetweenparentsandchildrenisalso
veryimportant.Parentalsupervisionandguidance
areakeyfactorofself-cultivationinlifetime.
Thetwogenerationsneedtosmoothaway
disagreement.Parentscanspendmuchtimestaying
withtheirchildrenandpatientlycarryoutthe
dutyoffamilyeducation.whatisthebest

WhyDoPeopleFeelIsolatedfromEachOtherand
Solutions
Modernpeoplehaveafeelingthattheyarebecoming
moreandmoreisolatedfromeachotherthoughitis
believedthatthedevelopmentofinformation
technologyhasmadetheworldsmaller.Thereare
threereasonsforthis.
Firstly,modernpeoplehavegreatertensionsso
thattheyhavelesstimetocommunicatewitheach
other.Moreandmorepeoplearelivinginurban
areas,wherelifeisinaquickrhythm.Dueto
fiercecompetition,citydwellershavetobe
hardworkinginordertokeepupwiththestepsof
citylife.Everybodyisbusyallthetime.Work
pressuresdeprivethemofacasualwayoflife.
Moreover,livinginapartmentsindifferentblocks,
peopleareisolatedfromeachother.Itisnot
convenientforthemtomeeteachotherfreely.
Secondly,thewideuseoftelephoneand
overwhelmingemergenceoftheInternetprevent
modernpeoplefromseeingeachotherquiteoften.
Inthepast,whensomefestivalscomes,theway
peopletosendcongratulationsistomeeteach
other,tosittogetherandtotalkortheycan
writelettersandsendpostcards.Nowadayspeople
cansimplysendanemailormakeaphonecallto
sendgoodwishesinafewminutes.However,sitting
beforethecomputerscreenisnotthesamethingas
meeting,talkingandwriting.Peopleareloosing
thepleasureofwritingandtalkingandhospitality
towardseachother.Insomesense,peopleare
becomingmechanic.
Thirdly,modernpeople'ssparetimeareoccupiedby
variouskindsofentertainmentsandactivities.In
thepast,meetingandtalkingtoothersisa
fundamentalwaytogetinformation.However,today
TVprogramsareveryattractive.Peoplecanjust
stayathomeandknowsclearlywhatishappeningin
theworld.Therefore,peoplehavefewchancesto
meeteachotherandthusafeeingofisolation
arises.
Therearesomesolutionstothepresentsituation.
Firstofall,peopleneedtobefullyawareofthe
factthatthemodernwaysofcommunicationcannot
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taketheplaceofthetraditionalones.Sending
emailscannothavethesameeffectaswritingor
face-to-facetalk.Traditionalwaysshouldbe
encouragedandpeoplecanwritelettersasmuchas
possible.Secondly,activitiesheldinone
neighborhoodcancreateawarmatmosphereamong
people.Thirdly,thepeopleneedtoknowhowto
enjoylife,whichisanewandpopularideain
modernsociety.


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