Nothing Bad Happens to Good Girls

  title={Nothing Bad Happens to Good Girls},
  author={Esther I. Madriz},

Be Afraid . . . Be Very Afraid: Factors Influencing the Fear of Victimization

The media often portrays an inner city overcome with violence. This research investigates whether citizens are emotionally responsive to this attention, as well as the self protective measures they

The Gendered “Nature” of the Urban Outdoors

Women who participate in outdoor recreational activities reap many physical and emotional benefits from their experiences. However, gender-related feelings of objectification, vulnerability, and fear

Considering the Gendered Nature of Constrained Behavior Practices Among Male and Female College Students

Previous research suggests that individuals engage in a variety of constrained behaviors to protect themselves from potential victimization. Although research controls for gender and constrained

Women Who Are Stalked

Requiring a woman to feel fearful before accepting her experience as an instance of stalking risks is a miscarriage of justice, an undercount of the crime, and an abandonment of women who need validation from the state and protection from stalkers.

Using Focus Groups With Lower Socioeconomic Status Latina Women

This article discusses the use of focus groups when interviewing lower socioeconomic status Latina women in some areas of New York City and northern New Jersey. Drawing from the author's research

Doing Crime Prevention, Doing Gender: Canadian Women’s Responses to Police-Produced Gendered Crime-Prevention Messaging

Drawing on focus group and interview data, this paper examines how race and social class intersect with gender to inform Canadian women’s responses to police-produced gendered crime-prevention

“I Want That Money Saved for ‘Real’ Victims”: Homicide Detectives’ Perceptions of Victims and Impacts on Advocacy and Services for Loss Survivors

Those who lose a loved one to homicide are considered crime victims, and accordingly may be eligible for state services and compensation. Yet institutionalized constructs about good/innocent and

Parental Technology Governance: Teenagers’ Understandings and Responses to Parental Digital Mediation

Research on parental mediation of children’s online engagements situate historically long­standing anxieties within the dynamics of present-day information communications technologies (i.e., concerns

The Role of the Media in the Fear of Crime: A Qualitative Study in the Portuguese Context

The present study, using a Portuguese sample, is aimed at understanding how the media shapes the fear of crime experiences. Concretely, we explored how individuals interpret the content transmitted

Constructing hierarchies of victimhood: Queer male survivors' evaluations of sexual assault survivors

The author employs a critical sexualities approach and draws on feminist theories of sexual assault to examine queer male survivors’ constructions of hierarchies of victimhood. Results, based on