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ERIC Number: EJ917123
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1172
An Examination of the Educational Programs Held for Juvenile Delinquents in Turkey
Ozdemir, Soner Mehmet
Education, v130 n3 p384-398 Win 2010
The purpose of this study is to examine some educational programs given in prisons to socialization juvenile delinquents in Turkey, and to evaluate these educational programs in relation to the views and opinions of juveniles. The study was conducted in Ankara Juvenile and Youth Closed Prison (ACGKCIK), one of 3 juvenile prisons in Turkey. Data were collected through qualitative and quantitative methods. The participants consisted of 89 juveniles and interview was also performed with 4 out of them. According to the results, juvenile delinquents expressed the view that overall the courses were sufficient. However some of the courses still need to be improved in terms of duration, content and the teaching environment. The juveniles attending these courses hold the view that, considering their expectations, the courses are, to a high degree, satisfactory. According to their opinions, the courses also contribute to their social life. (Contains 3 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Turkey