I wish to thank David Jacobs for continually forcing me to “explain myself” each time he read a draft of this paper. Thanks also to Patricia Gwartney-Gibbs, who reads much of my work in various stages of disarray, and to three anonymous reviewers of Criminology.
SEX RATIOS AND RAPE RATES: A POWERCONTROL THEORY*
Article first published online: 7 MAR 2006
Volume 29, Issue 1, pages 99–114, February 1991
How to Cite
OBRIEN, R. M. (1991), SEX RATIOS AND RAPE RATES: A POWERCONTROL THEORY. Criminology, 29: 99–114. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.1991.tb01060.x
Robert M. O'Brien is a Professor of Sociology at the University of Oregon. He has published in the areas of criminology, measurement, stratification, and decision-making processes in toxic waste management. He is coauthor of Urban Structure and Criminal Victimization (with David Decker and David Shichor), author of Crime and Victimization Data, and coeditor of Controversies in Environmental Policy (with Sheldon Kamieniecki and Michael Clarke). Much of his recent work in criminology has examined the relationship between macrostructural variables and crime rates. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin (Madison) in 1973.
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