4. Using Girls' Voices and Words to Study Their Problems

  1. Margaret Kerr6,
  2. Håkan Stattin6,
  3. Rutger C. M. E. Engels7,
  4. Geertjan Overbeek8 and
  5. Anna-Karin Andershed9
  1. Joanne Belknap1,
  2. Emily Gaarder2,
  3. Kristi Holsinger3,
  4. Cathy McDaniels Wilson4 and
  5. Bonnie Cady5

Published Online: 14 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470977453.ch4

Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior: How Girls' Delinquency Develops in the Context of Maturity and Health, Co-Occurring Problems, and Relationships

Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior: How Girls' Delinquency Develops in the Context of Maturity and Health, Co-Occurring Problems, and Relationships

How to Cite

Belknap, J., Gaarder, E., Holsinger, K., Wilson, C. M. and Cady, B. (2011) Using Girls' Voices and Words to Study Their Problems, in Understanding Girls' Problem Behavior: How Girls' Delinquency Develops in the Context of Maturity and Health, Co-Occurring Problems, and Relationships (eds M. Kerr, H. Stattin, R. C. M. E. Engels, G. Overbeek and A.-K. Andershed), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470977453.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Center for Developmental Research, Örebro University, Sweden

  2. 7

    Behavioural Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

  3. 8

    Department of Developmental Psychology, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

  4. 9

    School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Örebro University, Örebro, Sweden

Author Information

  1. 1

    Sociology Department, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Sociology/Anthropology, University of Minnesota-Duluth, Duluth, MN, USA

  3. 3

    Sociology/Criminal Justice-Criminology, University of Missouri-Kansas City, MO, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Psychology, Xavier University-Cincinnati, OH, USA

  5. 5

    Central Region, Colorado Division of Youth Corrections, Denver, CO, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470666326

Online ISBN: 9780470977453

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Keywords:

  • Feminist and Qualitative Methods;
  • The Power of Girls'Words and Voices;
  • “Feminism and criminology,”;
  • “feminist methods”;
  • “feminist pathways research”;
  • “the pathways perspective,”;
  • Gender Specific Services Work Group (GSSWG);
  • Young Women's Research Group (YWRG)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Feminist and Qualitative Methods

  • A brief History of the Pathways Perspective on Offending

  • The Power of Girls' Words and Voices

  • Conclusion

  • Notes

  • References