Vol. 7 No. 2 (2020)
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Socio-Economic, Cultural and Family Factors Causing Juvenile Delinquency and Its Consequences in Bangladesh: A Look for Way Out

Md. Manjur Hossain Patoari
Assistant Professor Department of Law International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Published 2020-05-08

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Keywords

  • Juvenile delinquency, Socio-economic factors, Cultural factors, Family factors, Juvenile justice.

How to Cite

Patoari, M. M. H. (2020). Socio-Economic, Cultural and Family Factors Causing Juvenile Delinquency and Its Consequences in Bangladesh: A Look for Way Out. Asian Journal of Social Sciences and Management Studies, 7(2), 89–98. https://doi.org/10.20448/journal.500.2020.72.89.98

Abstract

One of the most severe problems irritating current societies in different countries of the world is juvenile delinquency. Juvenile delinquency is a social disease for any country and the problem is more horrendous in Bangladesh. It is very much alarming for any country as it ruin the life of the youth generation of a country. As a poor and densely populated country of the third world it is very disastrous for Bangladesh as it has direct effects not only on the victim of the crime but also on their family, society and country. Like many other countries of the world the trend of juvenile delinquency is rapidly increasing in Bangladesh. Due to various socio-economic, cultural and family factors both boys and girls of teenagers in Bangladesh are getting involved in different types of anti-social activities like drug addiction, drug trafficking, eve-teasing, sexual offences, extortion, swipe, smuggling, criminalized politics and sometimes even involved in murder and several others felonious actions. The main object of this study is to explore the different socio-economic, cultural and family factors that cause juvenile delinquency in Bangladesh and its impacts on the family, society and country and also to provide an avenue to eliminate juvenile delinquency in Bangladesh. This study is basically qualitative in nature where data have been collected from secondary source only. For collecting data various national and international journals, books, news paper writing etc. are analyzed.

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