Contextualizing Sex Offender Management Legislation and Policy: Evaluating the Problem of Latent Consequences in Community Notification Laws

@article{Edwards2001ContextualizingSO,
  title={Contextualizing Sex Offender Management Legislation and Policy: Evaluating the Problem of Latent Consequences in Community Notification Laws},
  author={W. Edwards and C. Hensley},
  journal={International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology},
  year={2001},
  volume={45},
  pages={101 - 83}
}
  • W. Edwards, C. Hensley
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
Sexual victimization has become one of the most publicized and researched social problems in society. However, potential linkages between the intended and unintended effects of sex offender management legislation have gone largely unaddressed in social science literature. This article addresses these linkages by applying a social-systems model to help better understand the problems of managing sex offenders. Additionally, latent consequences of current and proposed sex offender legislation… Expand
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