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Patterns of Intimate Partner Violence and Their Associations with Physical Health, Psychological Distress, and Substance Use
Objectives. The purpose of this work is to formally model patterns of intimate partner violence (IPV) separately for males and females and to assess the unique contributions of different types ofExpand
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Predictors of desistance among sex offenders: The interaction of formal and informal social controls
Increasing attention is being given to the issue of desistance or cessation in adult criminal careers. We contribute to this research by considering how informal and formal social controls affectExpand
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Crime in the Breaking: Gender Differences in Desistance
Despite increasing interest in understanding patterns of criminal behavior over the life course and, especially, desistance from crime, evidence about the predictors of these experiences has beenExpand
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Gender and Crime
Beginning with the last review of gender and crime that appeared in the Annual Review of Sociology (1996), I examine the developments in the more traditional approaches to this subject (the genderExpand
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Women's Imprisonment
Incarceration of women in the United States is at a historic high, but understanding of women's experiences in prison, their responses to treatment, their lives after prison, and how changing prisonExpand
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Marking Time in the Golden State: Women's Imprisonment in California
Introduction: the study unfolds 1. Women, crime and punishment 2. Entering the inmate's world: methods 3. Time after time: women's experiences of imprisonment at the California institution for womenExpand
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Sex and Criminal Court Dispositions: The Unresolved Controversy
As Hagan and O'Donnel (1978) have noted, one of the common stereotypes in criminology is the relative leniency with which women are treated by the criminal justice system. However, given the lack ofExpand
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Does Parenting Explain the Effects of Structural Conditions on Children's Antisocial Behavior? A Comparison of Blacks and Whites
Evaluation des differences raciales dans les processus qui lient pauvrete et monoparentalite au comportement antisocial. Les AA. s'appuyent sur des modeles conceptuels liant les conditionsExpand
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The paradox of women's imprisonment
In 1991, during the height of the imprisonment boom in the United States, a distinguished scholar commenting on a Blue Ribbon Commission on Inmate Population Management noted that because femalesExpand
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DOING HER OWN TIME? WOMEN'S RESPONSES TO PRISON IN THE CONTEXT OF THE OLD AND THE NEW PENOLOGY*
Assumptions about gender role socialization dominated explanations for gender differences in responses to incarceration. We suspend these gender comparisons, which produced the focus on homosexualityExpand
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