WomenCJCh4(S03)

WomenCJCh4(S03) - Impact of class Impact of age Other...

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CHAPTER FOUR PROCESSING WOMEN AND GIRLS IN THE SYSTEM
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Criminal Laws and Sex Discrimination Gender specific v. gender neutral laws Forms of sex discrimination Gender specific laws Gender neutral laws applied differently Male victims more important than female victims
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Sentencing Laws and Sex Discrimination Sex-segregated prisons 1913 Muncy Act
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Hypotheses of Sex Discrimination Chivalry hypothesis Equal treatment hypothesis “Evil” woman hypothesis
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Chivalry Hypothesis Types Typicality Selectivity Differential discretion Chivalry v. paternalism At what price?
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Research Findings Early research Factors Race, class and age of offender Reforms in juvenile system Stage in the process Type of offense Gender-role stereotypes impact on gender bias
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Race, Class and Age of Offender Impact of race
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Unformatted text preview: Impact of class Impact of age Other factors Processing Juveniles Historically Physical exams Sanctions for adolescent behavior Role of parents JJDP Act of 1974 Gender Bias in Different Stages of Criminal Justice System Police decision making Pretrial decisions Trial and posttrial decisions Gender Differences and Type of Offense Feminine v. masculine crimes Serious v. minor crimes Is the type of offense connected to chivalry? Gender Stereotypes Study of drug arrests The presence of children Effect of marriage and divorce Early treatment of women with children Who gets the most leniency? PROCESSING WOMEN AND GIRLS IN THE SYSTEM END CHAPTER FOUR...
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