The Effect of Gender on Perpetration Characteristics and Empathy for Juvenile Sex Offenders

@inproceedings{Schweigert2015TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Gender on Perpetration Characteristics and Empathy for Juvenile Sex Offenders},
  author={Katherine Schweigert},
  year={2015}
}
  • Katherine Schweigert
  • Published 2015
This research examines the effect of gender on perpetration characteristics and empathy in a sample of juvenile sex offenders in Massachusetts using feminist criminological and gendered theory perspectives. Through the use of ordered logistic regression, I evaluate whether or not a perpetrator " s gender has an impact on the characteristics of the offense (such as the use of penetration, fellatio, genital touching, or masturbation) or the levels of empathy and remorse experienced by the… CONTINUE READING