Gender Differences & Juvenile Delinquency


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All of the following factors contribute to juvenile delinquency EXCEPT _____.

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1. Females experience mental illness at a higher rate than males. Specifically, females tend to exhibit _____ whereas males exhibit _____ .

2. Power and control theory suggests that _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are different gender differences regarding juvenile delinquency, and you can use the quiz/worksheet combo to gauge your knowledge of these differences any time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can check your comprehension of:

  • Types of mental disorders that females tend to exhibit more than males
  • Factors that contribute to juvenile delinquency
  • Perspective attribute that explains the gap in delinquency rate between males and females because of brain structure
  • How the power and control theory works

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on juvenile delinquency and the sexes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how sexually-abused females responded to the abuse
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why people engage in juvenile delinquency and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Gender Differences & Juvenile Delinquency is a lesson you can use any time you want to study more about:

  • The link between sexual abuse and juvenile delinquency
  • Different perspectives on juvenile delinquency
  • Typical crimes