JUST 520 (1ON) - Girls Gone Bad: Delinquent Girls in Cultural Context

Girls Gone Bad

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: January 2021 - January Term - online (12/28/2020 - 01/22/2021)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 30178
This course explores the important and under-studied intersection between gender/girls and delinquency. Who is the typical female delinquent? What causes her to get into trouble? What happens to her if she is arrested? Topics include the extent and nature of adolescent girl's delinquency and theoretical explanations for delinquency. Focus on social contexts (family, peers, school), developmental and social psychological factors and adolescent girls' experiences with the juvenile system.
Instructors: Donna Perkins

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
12/28/2020 1/22/2021 Hours Arranged TBA

Booklist

Chesney-Lind, M., & Shelden, R. (2014). Girls, Delinquency, and Juvenile Justice (4th Ed.). Malden, MA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc ISBN: 978-1-118-45406-0 $51.95 Sikes, G. (1997). 8 Ball Chicks: A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangs. New York, NY: Anchor Books, Inc. ISBN: 0-385-47432-6 $12.95