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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/8/10 Differences Between Gang Girls and Gang Boys Long Tran Yesenia Ramirez
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9/8/10 Past Research Female gang members are stereotyped as tomboys or sex objects. But recent research shows girls are involved in gang activities. Seduce other males Conceal weapons Instigate fights between rival male
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9/8/10 Past Research Girls tend to join gangs at an earlier age than guys and they tend to mature out of gangs sooner. Age in and age out Girls are most active between ages 13-16 and tend to mature out by the age of 17-19 Are girls as delinquent as boys?
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9/8/10 Sample 5,935 8th grade students from different cities across the U.S. From the sample: 10.6% (623) were gang members 38% (327) female 62% (380) male Students who were considered part of a gang:
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9/8/10 Research questions What was the prevalence of girls in gangs in general sample of adolescents?
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