ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Effects of State Apparatus

Analysis of Juvenile Crime

Crime committed by juveniles in India and the law pertaining to it has been the subject of debate and concern, primarily because of a perceived rise of violent crime and the proposal (and eventual amendment in 2015) of treating juvenile offenders involved in heinous crimes as adults. This evokes an enquiry into the various aspects of crime committed by juveniles, such as the trend of such crime over time, the socio-economic characteristics of juvenile offenders, and the role of the state in dealing with it.

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