[One sociological view] defines deviance as the infraction of some agree-upon rule. In these few years, the girl gangs activities become more active. Albeit the number is still not as significant as the boys, its upward trend draws the public attention. In this essay, I am going to identify the present situation of girl gangs, following by an evaluation on it as basis with the theory of strains towards anomie and other theories.
The report A Study on Girls in Gang by Hong Kong Federation of Youth is used as the blueprint. To explain the girl gang phenomenon in HK, we must first understand their backgrounds, purposes, activities and also the reasons for quitting.
In terms of age, these girls are below the age of 21. In terms of... View More »