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Office report was made during the First World War, in 1916.
It notes the increase in "juvenile delinquency" -crimes
committed by young people - during the war and suggests some
What different ideas are put forward in these
sources to explain the number of young people who commit crimes?
Do the writers give any evidence to support
their ideas about the increase in juvenile crime?
Which do you think is the most reliable of
these three documents for finding out about the real causes
of juvenile crime?
Put some of the examples you have
found in this Case-Study of a key factor for change affecting
crime in the 20th century in your Gallery Worksheet.