[Truncated abstract] The primary focus of the present research is on establishing profiles of the selfreported delinquent activities, reputational orientations, psychopathic like traits and patterns of aggression of female suspended mainstream primary and high school students with and without peer networks. To achieve this, four separate yet interrelated studies were conducted to compare suspended and non suspended male and female primary and high school students. Study One comprised three related phases that sought to investigate the self-reported delinquency and reputational orientations of male and female adolescents of differing ages. In Phase I, 1460 adolescents (722 males, 738 females) (with ages ranging from 12 to 17 years) from 10 state high schools in Brisbane (Queensland) and Perth (Western Australia), and three detention centres were recruited...
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Publication status||Unpublished - 2011|