The Characteristics of the Life Styles within the Family of the Juvenilles Sentenced to Inprisonment in Correction Institutions (before Conviction)
Barkauskaitė Lukšienė, Živilė
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Purpose - this article discloses the characteristics of the life style of adolescent male convicts imprisoned in Kaunas juvenile correction facility and their values of social life.15-18 years old juvenile males convicted and imprisoned one to four years in correction institution for serious crimes have participated in the research. The majority of the respondents had been sentenced to prison for the fourth time however most of them were 17 years old. It is important to note that many juveniles had been raised in the single headed families, grew together with their grandparents or in the social risk families, which are distinguished by the lack of parental responsibility, incapability to solve problems and conflicts in a positive and constructive way which sometimes leads into anti-social behavior and criminal activities as well. The objective – to disclose the characteristics of the life style of adolescent male convicts imprisoned in Kaunas juvenile correction facility and their values of social life in the family aspect.