One of the Guys: Girls, Gangs, and Gender

Jody Miller

Published by Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0195130774 / ISBN 13: 9780195130775
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Synopsis: One of the Guys examines the causes, nature, and meaning of female gang involvement. Miller situates the study of female gang membership in the context of current directions in feminist scholarship and current research on both gangs and female criminal offenders. The body of the book draws on interviews from girls in two mid-sized midwestern cities with relatively new gang histories, St. Louis, Missouri and Columbus, Ohio. It discusses how and why girls join gangs, the nature of girls' involvement in gangs (including initiation rituals, gang rules, inter-gang-rivalries, and criminal activities), and how gang involvement shapes girls' participation in delinquency and their risk of victimization, as well as the ways their gender affects this experience.

About the Author: Jody Miller, Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri, St.Louis.

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Title: One of the Guys: Girls, Gangs, and Gender
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Binding: Hardcover
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