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Female juvenile offenders

"Young females are far less likely than males to violate law." Do you agree with this statement? Why?

With the increasing proportion of juvenile female arrests, do you think that the needs of female delinquents can be met by the same programs that serve males? If yes, why? If not, what do you think can help in the treatment of juvenile female delinquents?

The most common goal of students committing violent acts was retribution, and further research showed not an absence of values, but a value system where violence was completely acceptable. What social factors are causing value systems where violence is acceptable?

It is presumed that the feminist theories of criminality fall short of the three key areas—class conflict, race conflict, and poverty. Based on your readings and research about feminist theories, to what extent do you agree with this statement? Share your thoughts on how feminist theories can be applied to the modern juvenile female gang members?

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"Young females are far less likely than males to violate law." Do you agree with this statement? Why?

This statement is false because of the fact that statistics and research has shown that males violate the law at rates far higher than females.

With the increasing proportion of juvenile female arrests, do you think that the needs of female delinquents can be met by the same programs that serve males? If yes, why? If not, what do you think can help in the treatment of juvenile female delinquents?

No, juvenile female arrests typically involve runaways and crimes that are a byproduct of sexual abuse at home. Juvenile females ...

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In 393 words, this solution explains why females do not violate the law at a higher rate than men.

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