The basic difficulty with all juvenile delinquency is the one-time apparently humane program of forbidding children to labor in any way.
Doubtless it was once a fact that child labor was abused, that children were worked too hard, that their growths were
Where there was an abuse of this matter, there was a public outcry against it, and
Forbidding children to work, and particularly forbidding teenagers to make their own way in the world and earn their own money, creates a family difficulty so that it becomes almost impossible to raise a family, and creates as well, and particularly, a state of mind in the teenager that the world does not want him, and he has already lost his game before he has begun it. Then with something like
It is highly supportive of this fact that our greatest citizens worked, usually when they were quite young. In the
Children, in the main, are quite willing to work. A two-, three-, four-year-old child is usually found
The child who is
Now, this child is already educated into the fact that he must not work and so the idea of work is a sphere where he “knows he does not belong,” and so he always feels uncomfortable in performing various activities.
Later on in his teens, he is actively prevented from getting the sort of a job which will permit him to buy the clothes and treats for his friends which he feels are demanded of him, and so he begins to feel he is not a part of the society. Not being part of the society, he is then against the society and desires nothing but destructive activities.
stopped, slowed down, hindered or stopped (said of growth or development).
well known for some bad quality or deed.
Karl Marx (1818–1883), German political philosopher whose works formed the basis of twentieth-century communism and who viewed society as a conflict between the capitalists (factory owners) and the workers. Marx and his fellow communists accused the capitalists of miserable working conditions such as poorly paying the workers, of long hours under unhealthy and dangerous conditions and of abusive child labor.
having to do with a place where rubbish or garbage is dumped.
a pile, mass or mound of things thrown on top of each other.
a proposed or enacted law or group of laws.
a system under which all qualified citizens of a country are required to serve as military personnel in one of the armed forces for a specified length of time. Universal in this sense means affecting, concerning or involving all.
relating to both England and America.
visiting often or continually; frequenting.
a process which can be done to alleviate a present time discomfort and help a person recover more rapidly from an accident, illness or upset.
turned from the true, natural or right course or direction.
part means a portion, division, piece or segment of a whole. Hence, the phrase has no part of (him) means has nothing to do with (him), has no part or concern in (him).