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NCJ Number: 229923 Find in a Library
Title: Preventing Female Gang Involvement: Development of the Joint-Interest Core and Balance Model of Mother/Daughter Leisure Functioning
Journal: Aggression and Violent Behavior  Volume:15  Issue:1  Dated:January/February 2010  Pages:42-48
Author(s): Gretchen Snethen
Date Published: January 2010
Page Count: 7
Publisher: http://www.elsevier.com 
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper presents an overview of the Joint-Interest Core and Balance Model of Mother/Daughter Leisure Functioning in the prevention of female gang involvement.
Abstract: Female gang membership is increasing in the United States. Prevention and treatment interventions are needed to help protect girls from gang membership. Research suggests that the mother/daughter relationship can provide a protective resource for girls at higher risk for gang involvement. Discussion of female gang activity. Its causes, and parent/child relationship of female gang members is included. This paper develops a theoretical model based on collective efficacy (CE), family resilience, and the Core and Balance Model of Family Leisure Functioning, which serves as a guideline for developing preventative and treatment interventions for girls at-risk. Figure and references (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Female gangs
Index Term(s): Adolescent females; Adolescents at risk; Females; Gang Prevention; Gangs
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