Women in prison for dating

you have a very consistent, established finding that women are the minority of offenders, they don't commit such serious crime, they don't do it so often, and their criminal careers are shorter and less professional,” she tells me.“There's a general assumption that it must be a sociologically-based difference.” Biological versus sociological Some people have of course argued that it is biological rather than sociological: that men are naturally more violent, for example, or that they’re stronger and therefore more capable of committing some crimes.

But his language is nonetheless revealing about the kind of background assumptions that might be at play during sentencing decisions.

One influencing factor in the past was thought to be a difference in opportunities.

Women face discrimination “in both the legitimate and illegitimate worlds,” as Heidensohn puts it.

One idea - the so-called “chivalry theory” - holds that paternalistic judges and authority figures are more lenient on female offenders, explaining the lower number of women behind bars.

The evidence on this is complex and contradictory: there is a competing view that judges are sometimes harsher on women because criminal behaviour deviates further from what is expected of them.

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  1. Does "home - car - work - car - home" sound like your average day? Do you think that going to a bar to find a soul mate is a waste of time? Cheaters, perverts or other lowlifes are out in no time! We treat every member like a member of our very busy virtual family.

  2. Some guys they claimed they walked around Cebu and handed their number (just their number, no cute message) to girls and that EVERY girl texted them, and they hooked up with many of them shortly after. When I tried handing just my number with nothing else on the paper to girls I got texts 5% of the time. Those guys were just on a short vacation, I highly doubt they got lots of girls to insta-bang like that, in my experience that’s not how it works.