The delinquent girl

Introduction -- The contribution of "mainstream" theories to the explanation of female delinquency / Robert Agnew -- Feminist theories of girls' delinquency / Jody Miller and Christopher W. Mullins -- Trends in girls' delinquency and the gender gap: statistical assessment of dive...

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Other Authors: Zahn, Margaret A.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia Temple Univ. Press 2009
Online Access: Table of contents only (Verlag)
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Summary:Introduction -- The contribution of "mainstream" theories to the explanation of female delinquency / Robert Agnew -- Feminist theories of girls' delinquency / Jody Miller and Christopher W. Mullins -- Trends in girls' delinquency and the gender gap: statistical assessment of diverse sources / Darrell Steffensmeier and Jennifer Schwartz -- Biopsychological factors, gender, and delinquency / Diana Fishbein, Shari Miller-Johnson, Donna Marie Winn, and Gayle Dakof -- Family influences on girls' delinquency / Candace Kruttschnitt, and Peggy Giordano -- Peer influences on girls' delinquency / Peggy Giordano -- Girls, schooling, and delinquency / Allison Ann Payne, Denise C. Gottfredson, and Candace Kruttschnitt -- Gender differences in neighborhood effects and delinquency / Margaret A. Zahn and Angela Browne -- The context of girls' violence: peer groups, families, schools, and communities / Merry Morash and Meda Chesney-Lind -- Young women and street gangs / Jody Miller -- Girls in the juvenile justice system / Barry C. Feld -- Appendix: Girls study group members -- References
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIV, 343 S. graph. Darst.
ISBN:9781592139514
9781592139521