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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 earlier
The Empirical Status of Social Learning Theory: A Meta‐Analysis
Social learning theory has remained one of the core criminological paradigms over the last four decades. Although a large body of scholarship has emerged testing various propositions specified by the
Self-Control, Violent Offending, and Homicide Victimization: Assessing the General Theory of Crime
Criminologists have long recognized that offending and victimization share common ground. Using Gottfredson and Hirschi’s general theory of crime, with its emphasis on self-control as a theoretical
Acknowledging sexual victimization as rape: Results from a national-level study
There has been ongoing debate on how women are counted when they do not acknowledge as rapes experiences that are characterized by the key components of rape. This article explores this
What Distinguishes Single from Recurrent Sexual Victims? The Role of Lifestyle‐Routine Activities and First‐Incident Characteristics
An unsettling reality is that a substantial proportion of women who have been sexually victimized are recurrent victims who experience more than one sexual victimization while young adults. What is
The Relationship of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder to Crime and Delinquency: A Meta-Analysis
In recent years, criminologists have begun to focus more closely on how certain biosocial and/or neuropsychological factors may influence criminal and delinquent behaviour. One factor that is
Violent Victimization in the Prison Context
It is found that the effects of being convicted of a drug crime, drug use, military service, major infractions, and diagnosed personality disorders are all gendered in their impacts on victimization.
The Violent and Sexual Victimization of College Women
Using two national-level data sets, the authors find that a small proportion of college women experience a large proportion of violent and sexual victimizations and women are more likely to experience repeat sexual victimization than repeat violence incidents.
Gender Differences in the Predictors of Juvenile Delinquency
At the heart of the gender-specificity debate is the argument that gender-neutral theories cannot adequately explain female delinquency. Instead, it has been asserted that theories should incorporate