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Self image and social representations of female offenders a contribution to the study of woman"s image in some societies by Marie AndrГ©e Bertrand

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Published by s.n.] in [Berkeley? Calif.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Female offenders.,
  • Female offenders,
  • Women -- Conduct of life

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6046 B47 1967a
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, xi, 465 leaves :
Number of Pages465
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19666261M

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  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 female offenders are perceived and how this . focus exclusively on female offenders. This is likely because females are considerably less likely to commit crimes than males; female offenders represent only a small portion of persons convicted of all crimes in state and federal courts and a very small percentage of offenders convicted of the most serious offenses (Brennan, , p. 61).   This interdisciplinary book provides an evidence-based approach of how female offenders are perceived in society, how this translates into differential treatment within the criminal justice system, and explores the ramifications of such differences. Quite often perceptions of female offenders are at odds with research findings as by: 9. Perceptions of 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.

As media depicts an unrealistic body image of women’s beauty, many young girls’ value is set as to become someone else with attractive appearance, nothing like smart, powerful, or leader-like. Miss Representation then defines a self-objectification as a female seeing herself as an object.   Presentation from APA National Convention in San Diego: the impact of social media on women's self-image and self-representation. Part of a symposium co-spons Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising.   Alan W. Leschied Ph.D., C. Psych. University of Western Ontario. Abstract. This synthesis of the research evidence in relation to the treatment of mentally disordered women offenders is prompted by recent reviews of correctional practice in the Canadian federal correctional system, and the growing awareness of the impact research can have on programs for women .   For some -- especially girls -- what starts as a fun way to document and share experiences can turn into an obsession about approval that can wreak havoc on self-image.

It has been argued that the social media effect creates a false sense of self and self-esteem through the use of likes, fans, comments, posts, etc. For many social media users, it is an esteem booster, which explains why so many people spend so much time on social media. presented in the book Delinquent Women (Glueck and Glueck, ). Through their research efforts, the Gluecks sought to identify the key factors influencing female offending and to develop a typological schema for classifying female offenders. This required the collection of detailed case history data on the female offenders who. Self image and social representation of female offenders: a contribution to the study of woman's image in some societies. Self image and social representations of female offenders: a contribution to the study of woman's image in some societies / Marie-Andrée Bertrand. Self image and social representation of female offenders: a contribution to the study of woman's image in some societies. HV B47 Self image and social representations of female offenders: a contribution to the study of woman's image in some societies / Marie-Andrée Bertrand.