Citations with the tag: FEMALE juvenile delinquents

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  • Incarcerated Girls' Physical Health: Can the Juvenile Justice System Help to Reduce Long-Term Health Costs?
    Robins, Summer J.; Odgers, Candice L.; Russell, Michael A. // Court Review; 2010, Vol. 46 Issue 1/2, p30 

    The article focuses on the need to address the health of incarcerated adolescent girls in the U.S. The article cites a study showing that around half or more of girls surveyed experienced high rates of physical injuries, obesity, and sexually transmitted diseases. Links between antisocial...

    Robins, Summer J.; Odgers, Candice L.; Russell, Michael A. // Children & Young People Now (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd; 7/30/2008, p3 

    The article offers news briefs related to children and young people in Great Britain. A survey found that three-quarters of young people aged 11-14 are too embarrassed to talk about sex to their parents. A boarding school for obese young people is set to open in 2011 in the Lake District. An...

  • Factors Related to Recidivism Among Delinquent Females at a State Correctional Facility.
    Archwamety, Teara; Katsiyannis, Antonis // Journal of Child & Family Studies; Mar98, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p59 

    Although much of the research has focused on male delinquents, females are increasingly involved in violent crimes. We investigated factors that may be related to recidivism among delinquent females committed to a state correctional facility. The records of 238 female delinquents were examined...

  • Heaven's Rap Sheet in Iowa.
    STEIN, ROBERT // Moderate Voice; 1/1/2012, p4 

    The article offers the author's insights regarding a 16-year-old girl named Heaven Chamberlain, who was arrested arrested with Occupy the Caucus protesters in Des Moines, Iowa. He mentions that his charge sheet was different from Chamberlain wherein he was preparing to become a foot soldier in...

  • Youth Counselor Offers Hands-On Approach to Parenting.
    Furniss, Jill // Corrections Today; Jun2009, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p43 

    The article presents a profile of Cortney Lichti, a counselor at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Geneva, Nebraska. It focuses on her work with young mothers in a minimum-security juvenile correctional context. She is quoted discussing the importance of teaching good parenting...

  • Responding to Girls With PTSD.
    Ciocco, Deborah // Corrections Today; Apr2010, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p149 

    The article discusses how the Pennsylvania Bureau of Juvenile Justice Services addresses the needs of gender-specific services for girls who have been deemed delinquent. The 2006 Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges Commission statistics on young women in its juvenile courts and residential...

  • Relationships' Role In Female Juvenile Delinquency.
    Peters, Sheila P. // Corrections Today; Dec2001, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p76 

    Focuses on the importance of relationships in developing healthy and unhealthy outcomes for adolescent females and the role of relationships in the development of female juvenile delinquency. Role of victimization in the development of negative behavior; Details on the use of relationship-based...

  • Understanding the Meanings of Female Delinquents' Communication Behaviors.
    Sanger, Dixie; Opfer, Teri; Engelbert, Kim; Schaffart, Beth; Creswell, John // Journal of Correctional Education; Sep2000, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p300 

    The focus of this study was to qualitatively explore how 19 female juvenile delinquents, residing in a correctional facility, answered 5 questions about communication. This project was conducted to provide educators. both in correctional and school settings, with information about the...

  • 15 and 16 year old girls no longer held in prison.
    Sanger, Dixie; Opfer, Teri; Engelbert, Kim; Schaffart, Beth; Creswell, John // Howard League Magazine; May2004, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p3 

    Reports that the Howard League for Penal Reform held a colloquium in March to celebrate the ending of the use of prison for girls aged 15 and 16. Campaign launched by the Howard League to find better ways of dealing with young teenage girls who commit offenses; Report on work with girls in prisons.

    Neira Navarro, Marcelo // Revista Historia; jul-dic2004, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p367 

    Establishes a series of categories of female punishments in Santiago, Chile, in the 1830's, noting that the police were authorized to punish minor offenses. Punishment for female offenses was an important part of regressive activity in Chile, and whether this punishment involved incarceration or...

  • New Report on Girls in the Juvenile Justice System Highlights State and Local Reforms.
    Neira Navarro, Marcelo // Juvenile Justice Update; Feb/Mar2013, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p3 

    The article discusses the report Improving the Juvenile Justice System for Girls: Lessons from the States released by the Georgetown Center on Poverty, Inequality and Public Policy located in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. It mentions that the report contains case studies that have implemented...

    Raghupathi, Harini P. // Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice; 2007, Vol. 22, p280 

    The article reviews the book "Girls in Trouble With the Law," by Laurie Schaffner.

  • Female Juvenile Offenders: Defining an Early-Onset Pathway for Delinquency.
    Leve, Leslie D.; Chamberlain, Patricia // Journal of Child & Family Studies; Dec2004, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p439 

    We examined whether childhood factors predict age of first arrest in adolescent girls referred for placement and treatment for serious delinquency problems (N = 62). Measures included child characteristics (i.e., age of menstrual onset, childhood ADHD, and IQ), family environmental factors...

  • Delinquent Girls Grown Up: Young Adult Offending Patterns and Their Relation to Early Legal, Individual, and Family Risk.
    Colman, Rebecca; Kim, Do; Mitchell-Herzfeld, Susan; Shady, Therese // Journal of Youth & Adolescence; Mar2009, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p355 

    Although the number of girls served by the juvenile justice system has grown dramatically, little is known about the adult offending patterns of delinquent girls and the factors associated with their persistence and desistance from adult crime. To address this gap, we prospectively track 499...

  • Non-Didactic, a Culture of Peace, and 'Some Cat from Brazil': A Case Study of Negotiating a Dialogic Curriculum with Incarcerated Girls.
    Helfenbein, Robert; Stuckey, Shanna; Fennewald, Thomas; Hoffmann, Robert // Urban Review; Nov2011, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p507 

    HIPP Indy is a collaborative effort between the Indiana Department of Correction, the Peace Learning Center, and program facilitators in pursuit of implementing curriculum in peace education, conflict resolution, and self-efficacy with incarcerated, juvenile girls. The Center for Urban and...

  • Rebellious Girls and Pitiable Women: Abortion Narratives in Weimar Popular Culture.
    Usborne, Cornelie // German History; Aug2005, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p321 

    This article argues for the value of popular culture for the historian, both for its own sake but also for the light it sheds on attitudes to topical issues of the past, in this case abortion. This was one of the discursive obsessions in Weimar Germany, having been at the centre of debates on...

  • The Trouble with Girls.
    Usborne, Cornelie // Time; 3/17/1961, Vol. 77 Issue 12, p20 

    The article focuses on the emerging female juvenile delinquency in the U.S. It states that the delinquents have reportedly involved in several trouble-making actions, which include carrying deadly weapons, excessive use of alcohol and narcotics as well as petty theft. Studies from the New York...

  • Girlhoods Interrupted.
    Morse, Jodie; Barnes, Ed; Rivera, Elaine // Time International (South Pacific Edition); 3/19/2001, Issue 11, p28 

    Profiles Elizabeth Catherine Bush, an eighth-grade student at Neumann High School in Williamsport, Pennsylvania who shot a classmate in the shoulder. Description of the school shooting; Details of the teasing that might have provoked Bush; Charges of attempted murder against the juvenile.

  • Violent girls: why you should care.
    Morse, Jodie; Barnes, Ed; Rivera, Elaine // Glamour; Oct2005, Vol. 103 Issue 10, p206 

    Focuses on the violent acts of girls under 18 years of age in the U.S. Incident where a girl had fatally stabbed a friend in a dispute over a ball; Program of the government to curb the problem; Surveys conducted among young girls involved in juvenile crime.

  • When Girl Power Goes Gangsta.
    Edwards, Catherine // Insight on the News; 03/20/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p17 

    Discusses the increase in the number of female gang membership in the United States. Numbers of incarcerated women since 1980s; Statistics on the total crime arrests of female juveniles between 1987 and 1996; Four categories of girl gangsters according to the Chicago Crime Commission; Reasons...

  • Girlhoods Interrupted.
    Morse, Jodie; Barnes, Ed; Rivera, Elaine // Time; 3/19/2001, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p28 

    Profiles Elizabeth Catherine Bush, an eighth-grade student at Neumann High School in Williamsport, Pennsylvania who shot a classmate in the shoulder. Description of the school shooting; Details of the teasing that might have provoked Bush; Charges of attempted murder against the juvenile.

  • Margaret A. Zahn (ed): The Delinquent Girl.
    Artz, Sibylle // Gender Issues; Dec2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p253 

    The article reviews the book "The Delinquent Girl," edited by Margaret A. Zahn.

  • The Effect of a Cognitive Treatment Program for Male and Female Juvenile Offenders.
    Sontheimer, Henry G. // Criminal Justice Research Review; May/Jun2014, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p94 

    The article presents the results of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for male and female juvenile offenders under the Juvenile Cognitive Intervention Program (JCIP) of the Wisconsin Division of Youth Corrections (DYC). Under the JCIP, the participants complete the How I Think (HIT), Pride in...

  • Karma-Yoga at the Cape School.
    Weintraub, Amy // Yoga Studies; Jan-Apr2003, p5 

    The article discusses the findings of a study which aims to determine the effects of a Kripalu Yoga class on the emotions of female juvenile detainees at the Cape School. Results of the study indicate an increase in self-reported feelings of happiness, peacefulness and relaxation among females...

  • BACK FROM THE edge.
    Vona, Abigail // Cosmo Girl; Jun/Jul2005, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p130 

    Presents an article on being a delinquent teenage girl. Reasons for drinking alcoholic beverages; Impact of shoplifting habit; Causes of delinquent behavior.

  • Should Teenagers Be Executed?
    Whitaker, Charles // Ebony; Mar1988, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p118 

    The article features African American teenager Paula Cooper and her life as an inmate at the Indiana Women's Prison in Indianapolis, Indiana. Cooper stabbed and killed a 78-year-old Bible teacher in 1985 which resulted to her death sentence. Such occurrence causes a debate among human rights...

    SHERMAN, FRANCINE T. // Criminal Justice; Summer2013, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p9 

    The article examines the juvenile justice system in the U.S. in relation to gender responsiveness. It said that for so many years, it has been a social norm to expect girls to be obedient, modest, and behave cautiously. The Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDP) Act was amended in...

    HAMILTON, MADELEINE // Overland; Winter2014, Issue 215, p66 

    The article offers the author's insights on controversies involving detention of delinquent girls at Winlaton Youth Training Centre in Nunawading, Victoria. Topics discussed by the author include the establishment of the youth training centre in 1956, the cases of youth homelessness, and the...

  • Assister les familles de Québec.
    GILBERT, DALE // Revue d'histoire de L'Amerique francaise; hiver/printemps2008, Vol. 61 Issue 3/4, p469 

    Between 1870 and 1950, thousands of young girls were sent to the reform school (1870-1921) and the industrial school (1884-1950) of the Hospice St. Charles of Quebec City. institutions run by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. This network of privately-managed public institutions lay at the...

  • Points to Remember When Representing Girls in the Juvenile Justice System.
    GILBERT, DALE // Juvenile Justice Update; Aug/Sep2014, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p16 

    The article offers the author's insights on the effective representation of female juvenile clients in the juvenile justice system. Topics mentioned include the suggestion that girls in the criminal justice system have often previously experienced some kind of trauma, the need for attorneys to...

  • Laurie Schaffner, Girls in Trouble with the Law.
    Maniglia, Rebecca // Journal of Youth & Adolescence; Nov2007, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p1098 

    The article reviews the book "Girls in Trouble with the Law," by Laurie Schaffner.

  • Predictors of Offense Severity, Adjudication, Incarceration, and Repeat Referrals for Juvenile Offenders.
    Barrett, David E.; Katsiyannis, Antonis; Dalun Zhang // Remedial & Special Education; Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p261 

    The authors examined predictors of offense severity, judicial disposition (e.g., diversion, prosecution, incarceration), and repeat offending. Data were obtained on approximately 100,000 individuals from the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice. Whites and females were more likely to be...

  • Justice is more harsh on girls: A.B.A. study.
    Barrett, David E.; Katsiyannis, Antonis; Dalun Zhang // American Bar Association Journal; Jul77, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p911 

    Reports on a study by the American Bar Association (ABA) which shows that the U.S. criminal justice system treats female juveniles more harshly than males. Offer of fewer services to help female juveniles improve their conduct; Status crimes that make up the charges against the majority of...

  • Girls in the Juvenile Justice System.
    Schaefer, Paula // GPSolo; Apr/May2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p16 

    The article focuses on the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) guiding principles regarding the services for girls in the juvenile justice system in the U.S. and alternatives to detention and disposition. It states that the majority of girls in the juvenile justice system are victims of physical,...

  • Girls gone bad.
    Mickel, Andrew // Community Care; 6/19/2008, Issue 1727, p18 

    The article reports on the increasing number of crimes committed by young women in Great Britain. It notes on a statistics released by the Youth Justice Board (YJB), which reveals that involvement of girls ages from 11 to 17 in crimes have increased to 50% in the span of four years. Moreover, it...

  • Why so VIOLENT?
    Mickel, Andrew // Dolly; Nov2007, Issue 445, p66 

    The article offers a look at some violent crimes committed by girls. Three British girls, aged 15 to 16, grabbed a teenage boy from a London street and assaulted him in a nearby unit. A 15-year-old Brisbane, Queensland girl and her 18-year-old boyfriend attempted to murder the girl's parent. A...

    Morris, Ruth R. // Social Forces; Oct64, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p82 

    Matched groups of male and female delinquents and nondelinquents are studied to test a theory that the greater rate of male delinquency is due to the different sex role objectives for boys and girls. This paper presents evidence supporting the predictions that delinquent girls will (1) more...

  • The Occasional Diamond Thief.
    Morris, Ruth R. // Publishers Weekly; 4/6/2015, Vol. 262 Issue 14, p61 

    No abstract available.

    Frabutt, James M.; White, Jacquelyn W. // Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry & Practice; Jun2002, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p541 

    The article discusses the research regarding delinquency and violence among girls as a complex public health problem in the U.S. A statistical overview is provided based on national data, characteristics of female offenders, risk factors for girls delinquency, and promising approach for...

  • Juvenile justice not so equal for girls.
    Marks, Alexandra // Christian Science Monitor; 2/16/99, Vol. 91 Issue 55, p1 

    Discusses female juvenile offenders and the inadequacies of the traditional male-oriented juvenile justice system in dealing with young women in the United States. How girls develop emotionally very differently from boys; St. Croix's Girls Camp as one of the first correctional facilities to...

  • Understanding Psychosocial and High-Risk Sexual Behaviors Among Detained Juveniles: A Descriptive Study Protocol.
    Gates, Madison L; Staples-Home, Michelle; Cartier, Jeanne; Best, Candace; Walker, Veronica; Schwartz, David; Yoo, Wonsuk // Journal of Medical Internet Research; Dec2015, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p1 

    Background: African American women are disproportionately impacted by sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as chlamydia and gonorrhea, which are known risk factors for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. STIs, particularly chlamydia and gonorrhea, are even more prevalent among...

  • Girls in Justice.
    Cheney, Amy // School Library Journal; Aug2015, Vol. 61 Issue 8, p115 

    No abstract available.

  • Caught: Montreal's Modern Girls and the Law, 1869-1945.
    Nicholas, Jane // Urban History Review / Revue d'Histoire Urbaine; Spring2009, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p66 

    This article reviews the book "Caught: Montreal's Modern Girls and the Law, 1869-1945" by Tamara Myers.

    Myers, Robert C. // Social Forces; Dec42, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p189 

    The article presents case studies on the lives of unattached, adolescent, girls between the ages fourteen and eighteen who left their homes without the permission of parents or guardians. These girls are not able to pay for transportation on the usual means of public conveyance. They are...

  • Emotional dysregulation and trauma predicting psychopathy dimensions in female and male juvenile offenders.
    Sevecke, Kathrin; Franke, Sebastian; Kosson, David; Krischer, Maya // Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & Mental Health; 11/1/2016, Vol. 10, p1 

    Background: Psychopathy is a specific syndrome that predicts future violent and aggressive behavior in adults. Studies in youth and adults have demonstrated a strong association between early traumatic incidents and later dissocial behavior. Moreover, the impact of personality pathology and...

  • Behavior Clinics for the Schools.
    Sevecke, Kathrin; Franke, Sebastian; Kosson, David; Krischer, Maya // America; 7/13/1929, Vol. 41 Issue 14, p319 

    The article reports delinquency among school girls ages 13 to 15 years of age. A committee on delinquent girls in public schools reported that most delinquency cases occur in the 13-15 age bracket. This situation is true in New York and several other states. The committee proposes the...

  • All Ellas: Girls Locked Up.
    Dohrn, Bernardine // Feminist Studies; Summer2004, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p302 

    Focuses on the system of incarceration for female offenders in the U.S. Details of physical and sexual abuse among incarcerated girls; Offenses that led teenage girls to incarceration; Increase in the number of female offenders incarcerated in private correctional facilities; Concerns on...

  • Gilbert & Sullivan Set Me Free.
    Robinson, Lolly // Horn Book Magazine; Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p460 

    The article reviews the book 'Gilbert & Sullivan Set Me Free,' by Kathleen Karr.

  • Crusade to Curb Girl Gangs.
    Marks, Alexandra // Christian Science Monitor; 11/12/98, Vol. 90 Issue 244, p1 

    Focuses on rises in the incidents of violent crime among young girls in the United States in the late 1990s. The efforts of Isis Sapp-Grant, a former female gang member, to stop the increase in violent activity among young girls; Factors which have been tied to the increasing violence;...

  • Juvenile Justice: Technical Assistance and Better Defined Evaluation Plans Will Help to Improve Girls' Delinquency Programs.
    Larence, Eileen Regen // GAO Reports; 7/24/2009, p1 

    A report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) is presented concerning efforts to enhance girls' delinquency programs. The report examines efforts made by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to address girls' delinquency and whether these efforts are...

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