Collateral Damage: Family Members of Registered Sex Offenders

@article{Levenson2009CollateralDF,
  title={Collateral Damage: Family Members of Registered Sex Offenders},
  author={Jill S. Levenson and R. Tewksbury},
  journal={American Journal of Criminal Justice},
  year={2009},
  volume={34},
  pages={54-68}
}
  • Jill S. Levenson, R. Tewksbury
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • American Journal of Criminal Justice
  • The purpose of this study was to better understand the impact of sex offender registration and notification laws on the family members of registered sex offenders (RSO). An online survey was utilized to collect data from 584 family members across the U.S. Employment problems experienced by the RSO, and subsequent financial hardships, emerged as the most pressing issue identified by family members. The likelihood of housing disruption was correlated with residential restriction laws; larger… CONTINUE READING
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