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Assessing Recidivism Risk Across Female Pathways to Crime
Actuarial tools, such as the Level of Supervision Inventory—Revised (LSI‐R), are regularly used to classify offenders as “high,” “medium,” and “low” recidivism risks. Its supporters argue the theoryExpand
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Domestic Violence in the Vietnamese Immigrant Community
This study examines domestic violence in Vietnamese American families, focusing on changes in socioeconomic structure and culture, to identify factors associated with wife abuse. Husbands'Expand
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Research Summary: This research investigates the effects of poverty and state capital (i.e., state-sponsored support) on recidivism among women offenders. We seek also to determine whetherExpand
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Gender, race, and strategies of coping with occupational stress in policing
In this paper we identify a number of strategies that police officers use to cope with stress caused by problems in the workplace. We also compare coping strategies for gender and racial groups, andExpand
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The Impact of Network Relationships, Prison Experiences, and Internal Transformation on Women's Success After Prison Release
Using data obtained from retrospective, in-depth interviews with 20 successful female parolees, the present study examines the effects of women offenders' relationships with people in their socialExpand
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Gender, workplace problems, and stress in policing
This paper focuses on the connection of workplace problems with stress for women and men working in police departments. Field research was used to identify the problems that women experience inExpand
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Women Offenders: Programming Needs and Promising Approaches
Discussed in this Brief: Results of an NIJ-sponsored survey of State- level correctional administrators, prison and jail administrators, and program administrators to deter- mine the special needs ofExpand
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Expert and Offender Perceptions of Program Elements Linked to Successful Outcomes for Incarcerated Women
This article summarizes findings from a national study on promising correctional programs for women offenders. Information is provided about program characteristics that experts identify asExpand
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A Comprehensive Test of General Strain Theory
Using longitudinal data on South Korean youth, the authors addressed limitations of previous tests of general strain theory (GST), focusing on the relationships among key strains, situational- andExpand
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Multilevel Influences on Police Stress
The prior literature has highlighted a variety of workplace problems, such as racial and gender bias and lack of influence over work activities, as influences on police stress. AdditionalExpand
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