Book 2013

Perceptions of Female Offenders

How Stereotypes and Social Norms Affect Criminal Justice Responses


ISBN: 978-1-4614-5870-8 (Print) 978-1-4614-5871-5 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-8

    Perceptions of Female Offenders: How Stereotypes and Social Norms Affect Criminal Justice Response

  3. Chapter

    Pages 9-24

    Gender Matters: Using an Ecological Lens to Understand Female Crime and Disruptive Behavior

  4. Chapter

    Pages 25-45

    Examining Predictors of Bullying and Sexual Violence Perpetration Among Middle School Female Students

  5. Chapter

    Pages 47-75

    What’s the Story? The Impact of Race/Ethnicity on Crime Story Tone for Female Offenders

  6. Chapter

    Pages 77-91

    Female Sexual Aggression on College Campuses: Prevalence, Correlates, and Perceptions

  7. Chapter

    Pages 93-100

    Effects of Victim Gender, Age, and Sexuality on Perceptions of Sexual Assaults Committed by Women

  8. Chapter

    Pages 101-116

    Perceptions of Female Perpetrators

  9. Chapter

    Pages 117-132

    Lifting the Veil: Foundations for a Gender-Inclusive Paradigm of Intimate Partner Violence

  10. Chapter

    Pages 133-149

    Gender Matters in Intimate Partner Violence

  11. Chapter

    Pages 151-179

    The Partner Abuse State of Knowledge Project: Implications for Law Enforcement Responses to Domestic Violence

  12. Chapter

    Pages 181-190

    Examining the Impact of Familial Paternalism on the Sentencing Decision: Gender Leniency or Legitimate Judicial Consideration?

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 191-196