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Gender, family-class structure, and juvenile delinquency

Edem Frank Avakame

Gender, family-class structure, and juvenile delinquency

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by Edem Frank Avakame

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Published by Centre for Criminological Research, Population Research Laboratory, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile delinquents -- Sex differences -- Influence.,
  • Juvenile delinquents -- Family relationships -- Influence.,
  • Juvenile delinquents -- Social conditions -- Influence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 35-40).

    StatementEdem Frank Avakame.
    SeriesDiscussion paper / University of Alberta, Centre for Criminological Research -- 32., Discussion paper (University of Alberta. Centre for Criminological Research) -- 32.
    ContributionsUniversity of Alberta. Centre for Criminological Research.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV9076.5 .A93 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20339769M

    Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Shay Bilchik, Administrator September Family Disruption and Delinquency or drug use. Finally, the effects of gender, family poverty, family structure at the beginning of the study, parental supervi-sion, and earlier delinquency or drug use were controlled when the relationshipsFile Size: 51KB. This book is essential reading for courses on juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice. The book is supported by a range of compelling pedagogical features. Each chapter includes key terms, learning objectives, an opening case study, box inserts that provide practical application of theory and research, critical thinking questions, suggested.

    Gender Bias in the Juvenile Justice System By: Nicole Neiman uction The juvenile justice system has provided juveniles with greater protections and rights and concerted efforts have been made to focus on rehabilitating these juveniles to be productive members of society1. However, the policies, procedures and programs in place were. IMPACT OF GENDER AND FAMILY STRUCTURE ON JUVENILE DELINQUENCY 2 Impact of Gender and Family Structure on Juvenile Delinquency The family being the basic social unit plays a huge role in shaping the behavior of children in the society. The character of parents greatly influences the character of children as they grow up and as such children can easily adopt delinquent behavior .

    Exposure to violence. Based on instruments used in examining children and adolescent exposure to violence (Raia, ; Richters & Martinez, ), this variable represented a youth’s degree and type of violence measure was weighted such that if the violence happened directly to the youth (e.g., direct exposure), the response was coded as 3; if the violence was witnessed by the Cited by: This study examines sex differences in the risk threshold for adolescent delinquency. Analyses were based on longitudinal data from the Pittsburgh Youth Study (n = ) and the Pittsburgh Girls Study (n = ).The study identified risk factors, promotive factors, and accumulated levels of risks as predictors of delinquency and nondelinquency, by:


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Gender, family-class structure, and juvenile delinquency by Edem Frank Avakame Download PDF EPUB FB2

The class structure of gender and delinquency, and in doing so it demonstrates the social bases of this relationship. Class and gender are among the most frequently analyzed correlates of delinquency today. Gender is a strong and consistent correlate (e.g., see Simon ; Harris ), whereas class is weak and uncertain (Hin.

The link between marital quality and juvenile crime is explored, as well as the impact of parental supervision and juvenile delinquency. The brief concludes that the potential for future juvenile delinquency among youths can be significantly diminished by providing parents and juveniles with skills for relationship-strengthening, personal.

Gender acts as an important and differential variable in the field of delinquency, but we must recall a relevant point, that the delinquent samples used for this investigation consist of 95% of the `official' juvenile offenders in the city of Valencia, with their peculiar by: Gender Issues in Juvenile Justice Rosemary C.

Sarri The federal JJDP legislation has had a differential impact on the pattern of admission of females and males to detention facilities and training schools, and also on the rate of admission relative to the total available youth findings suggest a differential societal response, and also variable incidence of delinquency among.

although girls family-class structure 27% of juvenile arrests, they accounted for 59% of juvenile arrests for running away and 54% of juvenile arrests for prostitution (OJJDP, b). Injuvenile court judges waived delinquency cases involving female offenders to adult court; this was 37% more than in Gender is perhaps the strongest predictor of criminal behavior, with males tending to exhibit both a higher prevalence and frequency of offending (Steffensmeier & Schwartz, ).Gender differences in offending occur within all major sources of criminological data, including official, victimization, and self-report data (Lo and Zhong,Steffensmeier et al., ).Cited by: The Delinquent Effect - like mental disorders there are stigmas that come with the word 'delinquent' - there is a belief that there are two kinds of delinquency, the first is the initial actions and the second are the actions that come after being labeled as delinquent - girls.

Juvenile Delinquency Theories of Causation Many theories have been advanced to explain the cause of juvenile unique distinctions based on gender, race, class, and culture. juvenile deviance span socioeconomic, racial, regional, and gender cate-gories.

Factors commonly accounting for deviant behavior include family dysfunction, substance File Size: 1MB. The Effects of Family Structure on Juvenile Delinquency by Alisha Parks Studies show that family structure is an important factor in explaining delinquency among adolescents (Price & Kunz, ).

There is a lack of research, however, pertaining to cohabitation. The main goals of this study are to determine if there are variations in delinquencyAuthor: Alisha B Parks. Results from multivariate analyses show that although there are some similarities in the predictors of male and female delinquency, differences also emerged.

Variables measuring general strain and involvement are stronger predictors for males, whereas only attachment to school is stronger for females. Gender, Delinquency, and Society: A Comparative Study of Male and Female Offenders and Juvenile Justice in Britain [Elliott, Doreen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Gender, Delinquency, and Society: A Comparative Study of Male and Female Offenders and Juvenile Cited by: 5. This paper will discuss the impact of gender and family on delinquency and the treatment by gender in the juvenile justice system. Juvenile delinquent behavior is believed to be under-represented due to the limited methods of collecting juvenile crime data.

How do such social factors as gender, racial/ethnic backgrounds and social class relate to juvenile delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago.

- MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice Stacy Ramdhan - Research Paper (postgraduate) - Sociology - Law, Delinquency, Abnormal Behavior - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay. Juvenile Delinquency is a timely and comprehensive introduction to crime, justice, and young people, with an emphasis on theory and practice.

The third edition retains the overall structure of the second edition and features updates throughout, including new information on gangs and prevention, the impact of race and gender on crime and justice, additional comparative and international /5(3).

On the other hand, family structure does show an overall association with self‐reported trouble with police, school, and juvenile court officials.

Specifically, while boys (not girls) with stepfathers admit the most delinquent acts, controlling for the amount of admitted delinquency shows that officials are more likely to respond to the Cited by: -Research conducted by Hagan and others tends to support the core relationship between family structure and gender differences in delinquency Gender & The Juvenile Justice System -Gender differences effect not only crime patterns, but the way children are treated by the juvenile justice system.

Gender and Family By: Sherrica Newburn CJS Gender and Family As juvenile delinquency continues to be a growing problem in America, research and analysis have shown that gender and family can have a huge impact on juvenile it comes to gender, many differences take place during the development and socialization in the male and female causing different juvenile.

Holds that gender differences in the delinquency rate are a function of class differences and economic conditions that influence the structure of family life. Egalitarian Families Husband and wife share power at home; daughters gain a kind of freedom similar to that of sons, and their law-violating behaviors mirror those of their brothers.

The book examines many specific juvenile justice topics, including: (1) childhood and delinquency; (2) juvenile justice theories; (3) social structure and delinquency; (4) association of delinquency with gender, family, peers, schools, and drug use; (5) police work with juveniles; (6) pretrial procedures; (7) the juvenile trial and disposition.

Age and Gender Differences in Family Influences on Delinquency and Drug Use, Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice, /, 9, 2, (), (). CrossrefCited by:. An early theory of female offending was the biological perspective, which believes that biological inconsistencies between genders account for differing rates of juvenile delinquency.

For example. This article considers differences in patterns of youth delinquency and problem behaviour between boys and girls. It uses cross-sectional surveys of self-reported youth offending in 11 European countries, and a similar survey covering various ethnic groups in Rotterdam, both carried out in Cited by: The Effects Of Urbanization, Industrialization, And Immigration On The Chicago Neighborhood Essay Words | 7 Pages.

sociology department studied in France and Germany where there is an emphasis placed on the social influence in human behavior by using official records, such as court and welfare records, as well as individual case histories (Panzarella & Vona, ).