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This research work based on the causes, effect and outcomes of school crime in junior secondary school of Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The responses from the questionnaire revealed that school crime is a complex act which reflects the inter-play of factors, forces and situation. It gives on overall picture of students as regards the school and home which a child comes from.
The five (5) selected secondary schools used for the study were randomly selected from the local government Area.
One questionnaire was designed for the hundred (100) students that were randomly selected from the selected schools. Some recommendations were made following the deductions that come with the findings.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Background of the Study
Statement of the Problem
Significance of the Study
Scope of the Study
Definitions of Terms
Meaning of School Crime
Types of Crime in School
Character tics of Crime in School
Causes of School Crime
Effects of School Crime
Outcomes of School Crime
Sample and Sampling Techniques
Instrument for Data Collection
Validity of the Instrument
Method of Data Analysis
Analysis of Data
Analysis of Questionnaire
Summary, Conclusion and Recommendations
Suggestion for Further Studies
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
It has been widely observed that school discipline problems substantially changed through time. Disciplinary action which include taking with out permission being disruptive in class, running in the hall ways, or smoking or behind the gymasium.
Crime in school is therefore one of the most trouble some social problems in the national today. School crime are those anti social behaviours like stealing, truancy, disobedience, lying, thuggery and anti- social acts.
School crime can be referred to as state of disorder lines and inability to train one’s mind morally, physically and socially in accordance to the norms, values, attitude and regulation of such a community to which a person belongs these anti- social behaviour attitude like disloyalty, dis–honesty, disrespectfulness, cupidity etc crime are found in the people of various schools society motor park, films houses, hostels, commercial bank etc.
A student with such bad behaviours is always unable to make logical or reasonable decision which results to telling lies, lateness, cheating, fighting, truancy thuggery wickedness, abortion and other anti-social behaviour. School crime is a common problem in our country Nigeria and this affect the academic performance of student also cause fall in the standard of education in the county.
Usually school crime make student to appearritable, intensive, arrogant and restless. All these affect learning abilities which is due to child unpreparedness and unwillingness to learn thus, these have negative effects on the performance of junior secondary schools student.
School crime is multifaceted and encompasses a number of behaviours it could be culture, age and so on, peer models are likely to dominate not surprising ,the highest incident of aggression is found in communities and group in which aggressive models abound and fighting prowess is regarded as a valued attribute also mass medial including television movies, magazines newspaper and books provide additional symbolic model in victimization and the adoption of coping strategy television pervades the life of the growing child even the young child and offer potentially powerful, aggressive and models of victimization. Thus these have negative effect on the academic performance of the junior secondary school student.
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM
School crime is one of the major problem facing student not only their academic performance but also in the social interactions. It has been observed that trends at which its effect are spreading among our students needs to be addressed. Against this, this study will look at causes, effects, types, characteristic and outcome of school crime in junior secondary school.
1.3 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
The study is very significant because it is intended to assist controlling reducting and eradicating crime among the student.
It will also look at the effects on children and what can be done to curb the menace in the society so that the country will be at peace and positive result can be achieved in the academic performance of student in junior secondary school.
It will also contribute positively to the development of educational system and modification of student’s behaviour in state and the nation as a whole.
1.4 RESEARCH QUESTIONS
1.5 SCOPE OF THE STUDY
The study is limited to junior secondary school pupil in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State.
1.6 DEFINITIONS OF TERMS
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