Parental Status and Punitiveness: Moderating Effects of Gender and Concern About Crime

@inproceedings{Welch2011ParentalSA,
  title={Parental Status and Punitiveness: Moderating Effects of Gender and Concern About Crime},
  author={Kelly Marie Welch},
  year={2011}
}
Previously identified predictors of public punitiveness include attitudinal, experiential, background, and demographic characteristics. Given the influence of parenthood on certain attitudes and beliefs, it may also affect how strongly individuals endorse harsh punishment for criminals. Few studies have explored how parenthood influences general policy preferences or support for criminal justice measures specifically, and findings have been mixed. The author estimated linear ordinary least… CONTINUE READING

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