Some Aspects of the Juvenile Delinquency in Albania

Bledar Mustafaraj


The phenomenon of the juvenile delinquency in the Republic of Albania, likewise the other countries of the world, has been persisting and evolving induced by a variety of factors featuring both the individuals and the society, in the objective circumstances of which minors create their own personalities. Minors are human beings in a growing and developing process characterized by certain crossroads leading them to the age of maturity. The respective society circumstances and its many problems have an obvious effect into the delicate process of minors’ growth and development. It is for this reason that understanding everything regarding the “minor” problem requires both technical cognition and human skills. The behavioral negative aspects drawing people’s attention can generally be observed more in youth rather than in the adult ages. Moreover, it would be better considering the present-day juvenile delinquency as the tomorrow’s adult criminality. The aim of this study is to consider juvenile delinquency as a concept, theoretically, summarized and as a phenomenon having its own specific causes, alongside understanding the infant delinquent’s figure and personality. By means of the statistical data, it is possible to reveal the most consumed penal acts committed by minors in the Republic of Albania. This work will be introduced according to the following structure; Understanding juvenile delinquency and its distinctions from other similar concepts; The profile of juvenile delinquents; Volume and types of the penal acts committed by minors in Albania; Juvenile delinquency in terms of gender; Recommendations concerning the juvenile delinquency problems in the Albanian state.

DOI: 10.5901/ajis.2015.v4n1s2p105

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