Risk Factors for Juvenile Delinquency

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Juvenile delinquency refers to juvenile behavior characterized by antisocial conduct that is beyond parental control and istherefore subject to legal action. However, such behavior or violation of the law is not punishable by death or life imprisonment. Extensive research and study have been conducted to determine the possible causes as well as risk factors that eventually lead to cases of juvenile delinquency. A risk factor can be defined […]

Timeline of Children’s Rights in the United Kingdom

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The timeline of children’s rights in the United Kingdom involves a spate of events dating back to the 15th century. The various events that transpired to date are regarded as both political and grassroots in nature. The British government upholds its stance that the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) cannot be put into effect legally and is therefore ‘aspirational‘ only, despite the fact that a 2003 European Commission of Human Rights (a.k.a. Convention for the Protection of Human Rights […]

Erikson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development

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Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development is one of the best-known theories of personality in psychology. Erik Erikson came up with eight stages explaining the process through which individuals should go through from infancy to late adulthood. In each stage the individual faces, and hopefully gains mastery over certain skills. Each stage then builds on the successful completion of the previous […]

Developmental Psychology

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Developmental psychology, also known as human development, is concerned with various components of human psychology and how they change over time. These aspects of development complement several other areas of psychology, including studies of personality,cognition and social abilities.  It is a scientific study of methodical psychological changes that take place over the course of an individual’s life […]

Timeline of Children’s Rights in the United States

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The timeline of children’s rights in the United States includes various events ranging from mass demonstrations to youth activism.  Children’s rights in the U.S. have a long history dating back to the latter part of the eighteenth century and ranges from the early beginnings of European settlements in North America. I will fast track and provide an overview of the events that transpired in […]