- In pre-industrial societies, women and men were subject to the same penalties, including whippings, hangings, and public ridicule.
1 pointsQUESTION 15
- Renewed interest in penal reform in the 1960's-1980's came as a result of all but which of the following:
- the rise of modern feminismconcern about increasing crime rates among womenthe belief that women should receive gender specific treatmentthe belief that incarceration was a useful tool to rehabilitate women
1 pointsQUESTION 16
- Self-report studies indicate little difference in patterns of behavior on the part of male and female juveniles, specifically for status, drug and less serious offenses.
1 pointsQUESTION 17
- Since the 1980's studies of gender differences in crime processing have found that men generally receive harsher sanctions than women because:
- men generally commit more serious crimes and have lengthier recordschivalrous treatmentfewer women are arrestedwomen generally are poorer
14. True 15. The belief that incarceration was a useful... View the full answer