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When she brings home the bacon: Labor-force participation and the risk of spousal violence against women.
Because employment plays a central role in shaping gender identities and gender relations, it has important implications for understanding women's risks of spousal violence. This article analyzes the… Expand
Gender Stratification and the Gender Gap in Homicide Victimization
This paper argues that variation in the gender gap in homicide victimization can be explained by temporal and cross-national variation in two dimensions of stratification: gender differences in roles… Expand
Differences in the Characteristics of Intimate Femicides
The relationship between a victim and an offender is critical to understanding the context and dynamics of homicide. It is recognized that the causes and correlates of homicides within intimate… Expand
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 prison… Expand
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 women… Expand
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 homosexuality… Expand
Family Structure, Welfare Spending, and Child Homicide in Developed Democracies.
- R. Gartner
- 1 February 1991
Women's involvement in serious interpersonal violence
The relationship between gender and acts of serious interpersonal violence has generated much scholarly interest and debate. Research now encompasses work on individual-level predictors that include… Expand
Cross-National Evidence on Homicide and the Age Structure of the Population
A relationship between trends in the age structure of the population and homicide rates has been systematically observed only in the United States since World War II. This study analyzes data from… Expand
The Social Distribution of Femicide in Urban Canada, 1921-1988
How well do conventional perspectives on homicide account for the social distribution of femicide, or the killing of females? An analysis of 670 cases of femicide in Toronto and Vancouver from 1921… Expand