Misperceptions of sex offender perpetration: considering the impact of sex offender registration.

Abstract

A popular misconception among the general public is that sex offenders most often victimize strangers. To better understand these misconceptions about sex offenders, this study determines the frequency of misperception in the general public and establishes if the misconceptions are related to the policy of sex offender registration. Using a self… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0886260508327706

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@article{Craun2009MisperceptionsOS, title={Misperceptions of sex offender perpetration: considering the impact of sex offender registration.}, author={Sarah W. Craun and Matthew T. Theriot}, journal={Journal of interpersonal violence}, year={2009}, volume={24 12}, pages={2057-72} }