Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
707004712019JUVENILE DELIQUENCYElective475
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to understand the phenomenology of juvenile delinquency, theories of juvenile delinquency, family school, abuse, media and juvenile delinquency relations prevention of juvenile delinquency.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Türkan YILMAZ IRMAK
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to define juvenile delinquency and understand its history.
2To be able to understand and apply to cases the psychological and sociological theories of juvenile delinquency.
3To be able to explain juvenile delinquency contextually.
4To be able to develop developmental perspective for juvenile delinquency.
5To be able to apply interviewing techniques with children in the justice system.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Juvenile delinquency, theories of juvenile delinquency, interviewing techniques, causes and prevention of juvenile delinquency.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction
2Risk taking and Aggressive behaviors in adolescence
3Sociological theories of juvenile delinquency
4Psychological theories of juvenile delinquency
5Juvenile delinquency in numbers
6Interview techniques
7Juvenile delinquency and child abuse
8
9Juvenile delinquency and school
10Juvenile delinquency and family
11Juvenile delinquency and media
12
13Prevention of Juvenile delinquency
14Institutions for juveniles
15Laws for juveniles
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Aksel, Ş. ve Yılmaz Irmak, T. (2012). Gelişim psikolojisi bakış açısıyla çocuk suçluluğu. İzmir: Ege Üniversitesi Basım Evi 2. Bartollas, C.ve Schmalleger, F. (2017). Çocuk suçluluğu. Ankara: Nobel Yayınları. 3. Adams, J.F. (1995). Ergenliği Anlamak. Ankara: İmge Evi. 4. Akyüz. E. (2000). Çocuğun Hakları ve Güvenliğinin Korunması. Ankara: Milli eğitim Basım evi 5. Moeller, T.G. (2001). Youth, Aggression and Violence: Psychological Approach. London: Sage Pub. 6. Muncie, J. (2009). Youth and Crime. London: Sage Pub. 7. Ulusal Çocuk ve Suç: UNICEF Nedenler ve Önleme Sempozyumu, Ankara. 8. Polat,O. (2001) Çocuk ve Şiddet. Der Yayınları, İstanbul 9. Siegel, L.J. ve Welsh, B.C. (20087). Juvenile Delinquency: The core 3rd Ed. Thomson Woodswork Pub. 10. Yavuzer, H. (1996). Çocuk ve Suç. İstanbul, Remzi Kitab evi. 11. Akyüz, E. (2000). Çocuğun Hakları ve Güvenliğinin Korunması. Ankara: Milli eğitim Basım evi
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination160
Observation125
Criticising Paper115
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Observation13030
Criticising Paper31957
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12929
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO45 5    3       
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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