Assignment: Gender and Family
Ch. 6 & 7 discuss the influence gender and family have on delinquency. In addition, you have read briefly about gender and the juvenile justice system.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper answering the following questions:
How does gender affect delinquency?
Ÿ What are some current explanations for gender differences as they relate to delinquency?
How does family affect delinquency?
Ÿ How does family makeup affect delinquency?
Ÿ How does family behavior influence delinquency?
Are delinquent females treated differently than delinquent males by members of the juvenile justice system?
Ÿ Are they treated unfairly?
Ÿ Do they benefit from being female? Why or why not?
Format your paper according to APA standards.