SAGE Journal Articles
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Description: This article explores sentencing discrepancies between male and female sex offenders.
Learning Objective: 5-2: A consideration of whether women are treated more harshly or more leniently by the criminal justice system.
Description: This article analyzes the influence of media portrayals of crime issues on public policy regarding intimate partner violence.
Learning Objective: 5-5: A consideration of women’s “otherness” and why women who commit very serious crimes are much more newsworthy than men who similarly offend.