By Shari Miller,Leslie D. Leve,Patricia K. Kerig
Traditionally, antisocial women have been thought of an anomaly, an extraordinary phenomenon attracting little scholarly become aware of. this day, a couple of in 4 early life offenders is lady, and researchers and practitioners alike are fast turning their realization and assets to deal with this difficult scenario. Delinquent women: Contexts, Relationships, and Adaptation synthesizes what's recognized approximately women excited about antisocial habit and their studies at diverse issues within the juvenile justice system.
This leap forward quantity provides to the knowledge of this inhabitants via providing empirical research not just of ways those behaviors enhance but in addition approximately what's being performed to interfere. using a number of theoretical versions, qualitative and quantitative info assets, legislation enforcement documents, and insights across disciplines, best students overview motives and correlates; the jobs of kinfolk and friends; mental and criminal matters; coverage adjustments leading to extra arrests of younger girls; and evidence-based prevention and intervention strategies.
Each bankruptcy covers its topic extensive, supplying conception, findings, and destiny instructions. very important themes addressed include:
- Narrowing the gender hole – tendencies in ladies’ delinquency.
- Girls on the intersection of stripling justice, legal justice, and baby welfare.
- Trauma publicity, psychological health and wellbeing matters, and women’ delinquency.
- Beyond the stereotypes: ladies in gangs.
- Intervention courses for at-risk and court-involved girls.
- Implications for perform and policy.
With its extensive scope and solution-oriented concentration, Delinquent women: Contexts, Relationships, and Adaptation is a must have quantity for researchers, pros, graduate scholars, and social coverage specialists in scientific baby and college psychology, social paintings, juvenile justice, criminology, developmental psychology, and sociology.
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