Juvenile Delinquency and Gender

@article{JungerTas2004JuvenileDA,
  title={Juvenile Delinquency and Gender},
  author={J. Junger-Tas and Denis Ribeaud and M. Cruyff},
  journal={European Journal of Criminology},
  year={2004},
  volume={1},
  pages={333 - 375}
}
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 1992. These surveys show that there remains a substantial gap in the level of delinquency between girls and boys across all countries and ethnic groups. The findings confirm that weak social controls by… Expand
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