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Masculinity and Crime: A Quantitative Exploration of Messerschmidt's Hypothesis

  title={Masculinity and Crime: A Quantitative Exploration of Messerschmidt's Hypothesis},
  author={Jessie L. Krienert},
Using a sample of newly incarcerated offenders in Nebraska, this study analyzes self-report data at the event level to examine the effects of masculine traits on violent and avoided violent situations 1 . Different outlets that are available for the expression of masculinity as well as a traditional measure of masculinity are used to explore high-risk incidents. Results of logistic regression show that masculinity alone fails to significantly predict violent events. Men with high masculinity… Expand
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