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    Examining the Criminal Justice System Response to Gender

    Javdani, S., N. Sadeh, and E. Verona. (2011). Gendered social forces: A review of the impact of institutionalized factors on women and girls’ criminal justice trajectories. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law 17(2):161–211. By Lori Whitten, Staff Writer, RTI International, Rockville, MD Gender is an individual characteristic that influences one’s behavior and the reactions of others. But it is also part of the social framework, with n orms and power dynamics. These aspects influence...
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