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Nurturing Pillars of SocietyUnderstanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong$
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Francis Wing-lin Lee

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9789888028801

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.001.0001

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Local Studies of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice

Local Studies of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice

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(p.137) 12 Local Studies of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
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Nurturing Pillars of Society
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Francis Wing-lin Lee

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.003.0012

In this chapter, three particular studies regarding juvenile delinquency and justice are analyzed. The first study, “Research on Social Causes of Juvenile Crime,” is the most current research that looks into social causes of juvenile crime. It was commissioned by the Security Bureau. The second study is entitled “Culturally Specific Causes of Delinquency: Implication for Juvenile Justice in Hong Kong” and it accounts for culturally specific questions. As the Chinese account for more than 90 percent of the population in Hong Kong, this may be perceived as a cause for delinquency. The last study, “ Pathways to Delinquency in Hong Kong,” identifies some of the pathways in which early interventions may be formulated for youth crime prevention.

Keywords:   social causes, juvenile crime, juvenile justice, crime prevention, culture, Chinese, interventions

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