Gender Differences in Criminal Sentencing: Do Effects Vary Across Violent, Property, and Drug Offenses?
AbstractMany studies find that females benefit from their gender in sentencing decisions. Few researchers, however, address whether the gender-sentencing association might be stronger for some crimes, such as minor nonviolent offending, and weaker for other offenses, such as serious violent crime. Copyright (c) 2006 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.
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Volume (Year): 87 (2006)
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