CitationWatkins, Adam M. & Melde, Chris (2018). Gangs, gender, and involvement in crime, victimization, and exposure to violence. Journal of Criminal Justice. vol. 57 pp. 11-25
AbstractHighlights -We compared the effect of gang membership on crime and victimization for males and females. -Gang males are more frequently involved in crime and victimization than gang females. -However, the impact of gang membership on serious crime was generally more pronounced for females. -We find no evidence that gang membership is less criminogenic for females.
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleJournal of Criminal Justice
Author(s)Watkins, Adam M.