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...

  • NEWS IN BRIEF.
    Robins, Summer J.; Odgers, Candice L.; Russell, Michael A. // Children & Young People Now; 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...

  • Justice is more harsh on girls: A.B.A. study.
    Archwamety, Teara; Katsiyannis, Antonis // 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...

  • 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;...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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.

  • CASTIGO FEMENINO EN CHILE DURANTE LA PRIMERA MITAD DEL SIGLO XIX.
    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...

  • GIRLS IN TROUBLE WITH THE LAW.
    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...

  • FEMALE DELINQUENCY AND RELATIONAL PROBLEMS.
    Morris, Ruth R. // Social Forces (University of North Carolina Press); 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...

  • 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.

  • JUSTICE FOR GIRLS.
    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...

  • Violent girls: why you should care.
    SHERMAN, FRANCINE T. // Glamour;  

    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.

  • SOME OBSERVATIONS ON TRANSIENT GIRLS.
    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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Getting Somewhere.
    Roush, Suanne // School Library Journal; Mar2012, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p169 

    The article reviews the book "Getting Somewhere," by Beth Neff.

  • 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.

  • Girls in Trouble with the Law.
    Hagan, Carrie // Biography: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly; Fall2010, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p910 

    The article presents an excerpt from the Winter 2010 issue of the "Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth" that presents a review of the book "Girls in Trouble with the Law," by Laurie Schaffner.

  • Behavior Clinics for the Schools.
    Hagan, Carrie // 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Use of Behavior-Modification Techniques With Female Delinquents.
    Fodor, Iris E. // Child Welfare; Feb72, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p93 

    In many institutional settings, environmental factors are over-determined structurally, by rules and practices. A program intended to modify behavior in such circumstances may have no choice but to emphasize changing individual behavior. This article describes techniques used in dealing with...

  • Differential Treatment of Delinquent Boys and Girls in Juvenile Court.
    Kratcoski, Peter C. // Child Welfare; Jan74, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p16 

    A study of court records reveals delinquency patterns among girls that vary significantly from those of boys. Differential treatment of delinquent girls and boys by a juvenile court is examined.

  • Observations on Going Coed in a Correctional Center.
    Bloom, Mary Larkin // Child Welfare; Dec77, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p675 

    When a school for delinquent girls converts to a coeducational program it faces major problems, including staff attitudes, residents' reactions, and the control of destructiveness, sexual acting out, and drugs.

  • FEMALE JUVENILE OFFENDERS WITH HEART: PRELIMINARY FINDINGS OF AN INTERVENTION MODEL FOR FEMALE JUVENILE OFFENDERS WITH SUBSTANCE USE PROBLEMS.
    ROBERTS-LEWIS, AMELIA C.; WELCH-BREWER, CHIQUITIA L.; JACKSON, MARY S.; PHARR, O. MARTIN; PARKER, SHARON // Journal of Drug Issues; Summer2010, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p611 

    This pilot study examined the effectiveness of an intensive, gender specific substance abuse treatment program, Holistic Enrichment for At-Risk Teens (HEART), on the psychosocial functioning of 30 incarcerated girls. A single-group multiple repeated measures design method was used to determine...

  • Aggression, Antisocial Behavior and Violence among Girls.
    Lantos, Vera // Canadian Journal of Psychiatry; Feb2006, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p123 

    The article reviews the book "Aggression, Antisocial Behavior and Violence among Girls," edited by Martha Putallas and Karen L. Bierman.

  • Benefits of a Holistic Group Counseling Model to Promote Wellness for Girls at Risk for Delinquency: An Exploratory Study.
    Smith-Adcock, Sondra; Webster, Stephanie M.; Leonard, Lindsay G.; Walker, Jennifer L. // Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education & Development; Spring2008, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p111 

    The current study examined a group counseling intervention developed to promote wellness in adolescent girls at an alternative school. Findings indicated that the wellness intervention helped girls to broaden their ideas about wellness and to set personal wellness goals. Implications for...

  • Irish Nuns in the Mekong Delta.
    WARREN, DOUGLAS // America; 11/29/1969, Vol. 121 Issue 18, p524 

    The article focuses on the Good Shepherd Convent in Mekong Delta, Vietnam which houses orphaned and delinquent Vietnamese girls since 1958. According to a nun named Sister Mary, all the girls at the convent were either a hardened criminal or a practicing prostitute and all came from prison. When...

  • Sex Roles and Criminality: Science or Conventional Wisdom?
    Shower, Neal; Norland, Stephen // Sex Roles; Feb78, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p111 

    It is argued that past theoretical work on female crime and delinquency has employed and built upon a set of nonrational sexist assumptions which have rarely been explicitly articulated in the work itself And yet the theory on female misconduct cannot be adequately comprehended without an...

  • Mental Health Screening of Female Juvenile Offenders: Replication of a Subtyping Strategy.
    Cruise, Keith; Marsee, Monica; Dandreaux, Danielle; DePrato, Debra // Journal of Child & Family Studies; Oct2007, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p615 

    Recent research indicates that adjudicated female youth have higher rates of mental health problems and histories of trauma exposure and abuse relative to adjudicated male youth. These differences are important for gender-specific assessment, intervention, and management strategies. We...

  • PREGNANT GIRLS AND MOMS IN DETENTION.
    Mahan, Sue // Justice Policy Journal; Mar2003, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p41 

    The article presents a study that analyzed the concepts of pregnant girls and mothers in juvenile detention. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation found that the violent crime index rate almost doubled for females, while increasing 60 percent for males between 1988 and 1994. It was said that...

  • The Impact of Neighborhood Disadvantage and Exposure to Violence on Self-Report of Antisocial Behavior Among Girls in the Juvenile Justice System.
    Chauhan, Preeti; Reppucci, N. // Journal of Youth & Adolescence; Mar2009, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p401 

    The current study extended previous research with adults and boys to girls in the juvenile justice system ( N = 122; M = 16.7; SD = 1.3). Using a longitudinal research design, neighborhood disadvantage and exposure to violence (i.e., physical abuse by parents, physical abuse by peers, and...

  • MAGAZINE WRITING.
    Chauhan, Preeti; Reppucci, N. // Quill; Jun2004, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p40 

    This article features Joan Ryan's magazine article Lost Girls, which appeared in San Francisco Chronicle and won a Ryan a Sigma Delta Chi award in 2003. Lost Girls reveals the underground lives of girls--violent, lonely girls making their way in and out and in again of the San Francisco Youth...

  • 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.

  • Helping Female Juveniles Improve their On-task Behavior and Academic Performance Using a Self-Management Procedure in a Correctional Facility.
    Caldwell, Stacy; Joseph, Laurice M. // Contemporary School Psychology; 2012, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p61 

    The purpose of this study was to teach female juvenile offenders with disabilities a selfmanagement procedure to help improve on-task behavior and academic performance during independent practice of math calculation facts. Students were taught to set goals and were provided with incentives for...

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