Perceptions of Female Offenders How Stereotypes and Social Norms Affect Criminal Justice Responses /

Female offenders are often perceived as victims who commit crimes as a self-defense mechanism or as criminal deviants whose actions strayed from typical ‘womanly’ behavior. Such cultural norms for violence exist in our gendered society and there has been scholarly debate about how male and female of...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Russell, Brenda L.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : Springer New York : 2013.
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Online Access: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-5871-5
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