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The Sexual Victimization of College Women
The National College Women Sexual Victimization (NCVS) study attempted to build on and surmount the limitations of existing research on the sexual victimization of college students. In addition toExpand
DOES CORRECTIONAL TREATMENT WORK? A CLINICALLY RELEVANT AND PSYCHOLOGICALLY INFORMED META-ANALYSIS *
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Clinical sensitivity and a psychologically informed perspective on crime may assist in the renewed service, research, and conceptual efforts that are strongly indicated by the review. Expand
A modified labeling theory approach to mental disorders : an empirical assessment
Critics of labeling theory vigorously dispute Scheff's (1966) provocative etiological hypothesis and downplay the importance of factors such as stigma and stereotyping. We propose a modified labelingExpand
THE EMPIRICAL STATUS OF GOTTFREDSON AND HIRSCHI'S GENERAL THEORY OF CRIME: A META‐ANALYSIS
To determine the empirical status of Gottfredson and Hirschi's (1990) “general theory of crime,” we conducted a meta-analysis on existing empirical studies. The results indicate that, regardless ofExpand
Reporting Sexual Victimization To The Police And Others
Beginning with Koss, Gidycz, and Wisniewski’s pathbreaking study, the sexual victimization of female college students has emerged as salient research and policy concern. Building on this earlierExpand
Social support as an organizing concept for criminology: Presidential address to the academy of criminal justice sciences
Although “social support” is present as a theme in many criminological writings, it has not been identified explicitly as a concept capable of organizing theory and research in criminology. DrawingExpand
The Social Rejection of Former Mental Patients: Understanding Why Labels Matter
Recent research shows that the crucial factor determining the rejection of former mental patients is their behavior rather than their stigmantized status. The study reported here, based on a vignetteExpand
The social dimensions of correctional officer stress
Based on a survey of line staff in a southern correctional system, we analyzed how various stressors, coping factors, and status characteristics influenced three types of stress: work stress, jobExpand
The Impact of Race and Gender on Correctional Officers' Orientation to the Integrated Environment
The effects of race and gender on the work experiences and professional orientations of correctional officers were tested using data obtained from 155 front-line staff in a southern U.S. correctionalExpand
Assessing Macro-Level Predictors and Theories of Crime: A Meta-Analysis
The macro-level approach reemerged as a salient criminological paradigm in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Prompted by new theories and reformulations of existing ones, over 200 empirical studiesExpand
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