Search of Gender-Specific Theory through Empirical Testing of Factors of Girls' Delinquency based on Feministic Perspectives

페미니스트 관점에 근거한 소녀비행 요인의 검증을 통한 성-특성적 이론의 모색

  • 김지연 (순천향대학교 경찰행정학과) ;
  • 조현빈 (순천향대학교 경찰행정학과)
  • Published : 2010.01.28


This research examines the relation of dissatisfaction about own real conditions, deviant labeling, self-esteem, abuse from parent, victimization and juvenile delinquency(smoking, drinking, run-away, assault, taking away stuffs or money, larceny). The evidence of a strong relation of these factors and girls' delinquency is well known through empirical researches by feminist criminologists. Feminist criminology had attention to the gender-specific factors that could explain girls' delinquency. Most of conventional delinquency theories, such as social bond theory, differential association theory, focused on bad boys' deviant behaviors. These theories has not been designed to apply to girls' troubles. According to the conclusion of the research, there seems to support researches of feministic perspectives.


Girls' Delinquency;Feminism;Gender-specific Theory


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