Perceived Effect of Bibliotherapic Role of Information on Juvenile in the Remand Home Abeokuta Ogun State, Nigeria.

Perceived Effect of Bibliotherapic Role of Information on Juvenile in the Remand Home Abeokuta Ogun State, Nigeria.

Author by Dr. Ezinwayi Madukoma

Journal/Publisher: Canadian Social Science

Volume/Edition: 7

Language: English

Pages: 90 - 97

Abstract

Bibliotherapic role; Information; Juvenile Ogun State, Nigeria. Due to the fact that crimes and delinquency is on the increase in our environment today, which could be as a result of inadequate provision of information. Descriptive survey method was adopted in this study. 100 youths constituted the population of this work. Questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. 73(73%) of the questionnaire were duly completed and returned. Descriptive survey method was employed in analysis of data and data was analyzed using frequency count and percentage as well as mean and standard deviation. Through statistical analysis, it was found that the major information sources available to the respondents were mostly Bible, Qur’an, legal information materials, religious information materials, and television; Bible, textbooks, Qur’an, story books, recreational information materials, religious information materials, dictionaries, legal information materials, radio and television were the most information sources utilized by the respondents, furthermore, recreational information materials, information on CDs, story books, Bible, Qur’an and religious information materials were the preferred information sources by the respondents; also, the study revealed that information use has positive impact on the respondent. However, information source available to the respondents were limited and inadequate. It is therefore recommended that collective effort should be made in order to provide adequate information materials and professionals for effective delivery services to the juvenile in the remand homes, for effective rehabilitation and re-integration for better life tomorrow.

Key words: Bibliotherapic role; Information; Juvenile
















 


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