Perceptions of female offenders [electronic resource] : how stereotypes and social norms affect criminal justice responses / Brenda L. Russell, editor.

Female offenders are often perceived as victims who commit crimes as a self-defense mechanism or as criminal deviants whose actions strayed from typical 'womanly' behavior. Such cultural norms for violence exist in our gendered society and there has been scholarly debate about how male and...

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Online Access: Full Text (via Springer)
Other Authors: Russell, Brenda L.
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: New York, NY : Springer, ©2013.


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Call Number: HV6046 .P47 2013
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