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NCJ Number: 31570 Find in a Library
Title: SOME DIFFICULTIES CHARACTERISTIC TO THE REHABILITATION OF THE FEMALE JUVENILE DELINQUENT
Journal: CANADIAN JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY AND CORRECTIONS  Volume:14  Issue:4  Dated:(OCTOBER 1972)  Pages:416-422
Author(s): H VANGIJSEGHEM
Corporate Author: Canadian Criminal Justice Assoc
Canada
Date Published: 1972
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Canadian Criminal Justice Assoc
Ottawa, Ontario, K1Y 4X9
Format: Article
Language: French
Country: Canada
Annotation: THEORY THAT THE REHABILITATION OF A FEMALE JUVENILE DELINQUENT IS MORE DIFFICULT THAN THAT OF HER MALE COUNTERPART DUE TO CERTAIN PSYCHOCULTURAL ASPECTS OF SOCIETY AND THE NATURE OF THE REHABILITATION PROCESS.
Abstract: IN AN ATTEMPT TO DETERMINE WHERE THIS DIFFERENCE LIES, THIS ARTICLE CONSIDERS THE ROLES ASSIGNED TO THE TWO SEXES BY SOCIETY, THE DOUBLE STANDARD, AND THE NEGATIVE IDENTITY OF THE FEMALE DELINQUENT. THE AUTHOR ALSO EXPLAINS HOW FEMALE DELINQUENTS REACT DIFFERENTLY TO VARIOUS ASPECTS INHERENT TO THE INSTITUTIONAL REHABILITATION PROCESS, SUCH AS INVOLVEMENT IN A GROUP, IDENTIFICATION, CONFORMITY, AND SEPARATION FROM THE INSTITUTION. --IN FRENCH.
Index Term(s): Female juvenile delinquents; Psychology; Rehabilitation; Socioculture
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