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Title: Doing Gender: Sorting Out the Caste and Crime Condundrum
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1. Simpson, Sally S.
Elis, Lori
Doing Gender: Sorting Out the Caste and Crime Condundrum
Criminology 33,1 (February 1995): 47-81.
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: Sage Publications
Keyword(s): Delinquency/Gang Activity; Gender Differences; Mobility, Social; Peers/Peer influence/Peer relations; Racial Studies; Self-Reporting; Social Environment; Social Roles; Welfare

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Explorations of the relationship between inequality and crime have examined the significance of class, gender, and racial oppression, but few theorists have considered how gender and racial oppression moderate etiological factors predictive of delinquency. Reviewing the literature in this area, several research hypotheses are generated regarding the formation of hegemonic masculinities and femininities within social institutions (work, family, peer groups, and schools), the ways in which "doing gender" must be modified by race, and the relationship among social structure, social action, and delinquency. In addition, self-report data (N = 4,578 juveniles) from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (1979/80) are used to test the research hypotheses. The results indicate that gender and race do in fact modify independent-variable effects on property and violent delinquency. (Copyright 1995, Sociological Abstracts, Inc., all rights reserved.)
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Simpson, Sally S. and Lori Elis. "Doing Gender: Sorting Out the Caste and Crime Condundrum." Criminology 33,1 (February 1995): 47-81.