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4 Topic Pages Found in Sociology and starting with the letter J
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Open Journalism

A profession whose purpose is to communicate information, analysis, commentary, and entertainment to the public. The work carried out by reporters,


body convened to make decisions of fact in legal proceedings. Historians do not agree on the origin of the English jury. Although some authorities


A fundamental concept in human society, the topic of justice, could take volumes to explore. This entry briefly examines three contexts in which

Open Juvenile delinquency
Juvenile delinquency

Prior to 1899, the concept of delinquency—the idea that juvenile crime is something different than crime committed by adults—was nonexistent. When