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    Gender and Juvenile Justice
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Gender and Patterns of Delinquency Girls comprise about 29% of all arrests. Rate and share increased during 1990’s.
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-50 0 50 100 150 200 250 Percent change A g s a u l t S i m p e D r L q o d y C n c f w Percentage Change in Arrests Girls vs Boys 1991-2000 Girls Boys
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In a Physical Fight 1991 2001 Girls 34.2% 23.9% Boys 50.2% 43.1% Source: CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey
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Gender and Patterns of Delinquency Girls comprise about 29% of all arrests. Rate and share increased during 1990’s. Most common offenses are larceny, “other offenses” and running away.
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Female Share of Arrests
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Gender and Patterns of Delinquency Girls comprise about 29% of all arrests. Rate and share increased during 1990’s. Most common offenses are larceny, “other offenses” and running away. Girls are 14% of institutionalized
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course CRIMINAL J 202:322 taught by Professor Hirschfield during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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