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Self image and social representations of female offenders

Marie AndrГ©e Bertrand

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

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

      Today women are lifting weights to build muscle, wrapping their bodies in seaweed to reduce unwanted water retention, attending weigh-ins at diet centers, and devoting themselves to many other types of body work. Filled with the voices of real women, this book unravels the complicated emotional and intellectual motivations that drive them as they . dissatisfaction when considered along withother social sources of attitudes toward body image (i.e. parents and peers), as well as the internal factor of self-esteem. Literature Review Female Body Image in Mass Media Park () noted that the body size of women portrayed in mass media has been steadily gettingFile Size: KB.

    The purpose of this paper is to understand and criticize the role of social media in the development and/or encouragement of eating disorders, disordered eating, and body dissatisfaction in college-aged women. College women are exceptionally vulnerable to the impact that social media can have on their body image as they develop an outlook onCited by: 3. The purpose of this dissertation is to analyse how female sexual offenders are perceived and treated in society. This was achieved through secondary data analysis. The study starts by examining the background issues of female sexual offending, and presenting the potential typologies in order to understand the different kinds of female offenders.

      The self-regulating codes of the film industry and the comic book industry have led scholars to be wary of hyperbole and policy overreach in response to claims of media effects. Future research will continue to explore ways that changing technologies, including increasing use of social media, will impact our understandings and perceptions of Author: Nickie Phillips. Female offenders suffer from post-traumatic stress dis-order up to 10 times more compared to their peers in the community. As children and adults, a noteworthy percent-age of female offenders have been victims of incest and rape. These same women are frequently single mothers who have two or three minor children. Being incarcerated duringFile Size: KB.


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Self image and social representations of female offenders by Marie AndrГ©e Bertrand Download PDF EPUB FB2

The validity of three assumptions about self-esteem, sex-role identity, and feminism in female offenders was empirically investigated in a study of 73 women awaiting trial (ATU) in Massachusetts. ATU and a comparison group of women were administered several paper-and-pencil questionnaires measuring self-esteem, personal autonomy, psychological Cited by: Female Sexual Offenders: Theory, Assessment and Treatment represents the first book to bring together the most current research, clinical assessment, and treatment techniques of female sexual offenders into one accessible volume.

Self image and social representations of female offenders book The opening chapters provide a wealth of general contextual and background information, covering such issues as female-perpetrated sexual abuse prevalence, juvenile offenders Cited by:   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.

& Piran, ). While female juvenile offenders have self-reported body image concerns, there is a limited body of research on studies examining body image treatment in female juvenile offenders. When there is a disruption in the formation of an individual’s view about his or. Few have focused solely on the media's treatment of offenders, in general, and fewer have looked closely at how the media depict female offenders, in.

Previous descriptions of female offenders focused almost exclusively on the offense itself. This record review examined ways in which their relationship experiences influenced their everyday lives. The women had psychological and social problems in creating good lives for themselves (Ward & Stewart ).

They idealized children, demonized men, distrusted other women Cited by:   Social media use can affect a woman’s self-esteem, according to new research. The findings by the University of South Wales in the UK showed that those who spend more than an hour a day on.

Women in prison have some needs that are quite different from men’s, resulting in part from women’s disproportionate victimization from sexual or physical abuse and in part from their responsibil-ity for children.

Women offenders are also more likely than men to have be-come addicted to drugs, to have mental illnesses, and to have been unemployed. Female offenders are also more likely to have used serious drugs (e.g.

cocaine and heroin), to have used them intravenously, and to have used them more frequently prior to arrest. They are also more likely to have a coexisting psychiatric disorder and to have lower self-esteem (Bloom and Covington ). Plastic surgery, for example, ultimately is an empowering life experience for many women who choose it, while hairstyling becomes an arena for laying claim to professional and social class identities.

This book develops a convincing picture of how women use body work to negotiate the relationship between body and self, a process that inevitably Cited by:   For girls and women, life can often seem like an episode of the reality TV show America’s Next Top Model.

Throughout every phase of our lives, our appearance is judged and critiqued. Our looks are compared with those of our peers, our sisters, the women in the media, or imaginary ideals.This literature review aims to examine the literature regarding the ways in which women offenders, particularly those connected with notorious murder cases are represented by the media, one simply way that can help to understand the representation of women is to compare it with how men are portrayed (Gill,p.

17).