1. What do we mean by family process and family structure? What are the impacts of family process and
family structure on delinquency?
2. How does increasing incarceration (mass imprisonment) affect the family in general, youth in particular,
and juvenile delinquency?
3. The members of your local school district board have announced that they are very worried about school
shootings on local middle school and high school campuses. For this reason, they have decided to
increase school security (common sense, right?) with metal detectors and armed security guards ($$$ will
be greatly concerned) for each of the schools in the district. Given what you have learned in this chapter,
comment on the school board’s plan (make sure you have read the chapter before you respond to this