Males, Females, and Crime Term Paper by Top Papers

Males, Females, and Crime
A look at why males are more likely to commit crimes than females.
# 139884 | 1,250 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Criminology (Juvenile Justice) , Criminology (General)


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This paper examines the reason for why males are more likely to commit crimes than females. According to the paper, research consistently demonstrates that during adolescence female involvement in crime is substantially less than male participation. The paper uses the symbolic interactionist and feminist perspectives to demonstrate that numerous variables such as race, socioeconomic status, and family structure combine to explain gender differences in crime.

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"Males are more likely to commit crimes than females. Research consistently demonstrates that during adolescence female involvement in crime is substantially less than male participation (Landsheer & Oud, 2008). It is no accident that boys outnumber girls by a ratio of seven to one in the juvenile justice system (Bright & Decker, 2007). This paper will use the symbolic interactionist and feminist perspectives to demonstrate that numerous variables such as race, socioeconomic status, and family structure combine to explain gender differences in crime. Deviance has various meanings, depending on race and culture. The most pronounced..."

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