Gender and Juvenile Drug Abuse: A General Strain Theory Perspective

@article{Grothoff2014GenderAJ,
  title={Gender and Juvenile Drug Abuse: A General Strain Theory Perspective},
  author={Garrett Grothoff and Kimberly Kempf‐Leonard and Christopher W. Mullins},
  journal={Women \& Criminal Justice},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={22 - 43}
}
This study is a partial test of Robert Agnew's (2006) general strain theory. The sample consists of 39,879 juveniles between the ages of 10 and 17 from a metropolitan area in Texas with more than 5 million people. Logistic regression is used to determine the effect of living situation on drug offenders, drug recidivists, and juvenile court case outcome when race, abuse, sex, and mental health problems are controlled. Gender-specific analysis is used to test L. Broidy and R. Agnew's (1997… Expand

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