Fayetteville Youth Deviance Intervention

The current study adopt a personal observation and literature review to analyze the current at risk youth population, who are exposed to various social deviance owing to their environment. The study is aimed at developing a preventative approach to the increasing social deviance among the youth. Based on personal observation and supporting literature, the study seek to determine intervention strategies against the social problem.

Problem Background

This study is founded on a strong theoretical background. Fayetteville’s problem can be understood from Hans Eysenck‘s model. Hans Eysenck proposed a theory of criminal behavior that relied on personality. In his theory, criminal behavior is a result of interaction of several processes (Hayes, 2000). In the first place, he proposed that the difference in the personalities of individuals is dependent on two factors which are related to the inherent functioning of that person’s nervous system.

An individual’s degree of extraversio...