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Socijalna zaštita i prevencija maloletničkog prestupništva, uloge, kontraverze i dobre prakse
Social Welfare And Prevention Of Juvenile Delinquency: Experiences, Controversy And Good Practices

Author(s): Miroslav Brkić, Aleksandar Jugović
Subject(s): Social Sciences
Published by: Fakultet političkih nauka Univerziteta u Beogradu
Keywords: social welfare; juvenile delinquency; prevention; good prac­tice; the local community

Summary/Abstract: The paper starts from the premise that prevention and treatment of juvenile offenders an integral part of social policy and social welfare. Social welfare institutions are the key segment of organized and formal systems of social reaction to juvenile delinquency. The most general role of the modern social welfare system that was developed is dealing with the protection of the interests of children and juveniles. Social ser-vices start from the premise that the crime of children and juveniles in the manifestation of social development and meeting their social needs. The paper critically evaluate national experiences in the prevention of juvenile delinquency in the social welfare system. Also, the paper gives examples of European and regional good practice through concepts and models of care in the community and case management, and alter­native programs in preventing of recidivism. The conclusion is that the function of preventing juvenile delinquency in the social welfare needs to have the character of organized and eco-system oriented activities. Social protection in the prevention of juvenile delinquency should be designed to underlying principles of plurality of services and programs, participation and partnership between users, social services and other local community institutions.

  • Issue Year: 2010
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 435-452
  • Page Count: 18
  • Language: Serbian