Darrell Steffensmeier is Professor of Sociology at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park. His research interests include the sociology of law, organized crime, and the structural covariates of crime (including race, gender, and age). His recent book The Fence: In the Shadow of Two Worlds, was the recipient of the 1987 Award of Outstanding Scholarship of the Society for the Study of Social Problems. During 1990–91 he served as project director and principal writer of the 1990 Report—Organized Crime in Pennsylvania: A Decade of Change. He is currently conducting a NSF-sponsored study of men and women lower-court judges in Pennsylvania.
GENDER AND IMPRISONMENT DECISIONS
Article first published online: 7 MAR 2006
Volume 31, Issue 3, pages 411–446, August 1993
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STEFFENSMEIER, D., KRAMER, J. and STREIFEL, C. (1993), GENDER AND IMPRISONMENT DECISIONS. Criminology, 31: 411–446. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.1993.tb01136.x
John Kramer is Associate Professor of Sociology at The Pennsylvania State University. He is also the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing. His research interests include the sociology of law, sentencing and sentencing disparity. As Executive Director of the Commission on Sentencing he is actively involved in writing, monitoring and evaluating Pennsylvania's sentencing guidelines. He is currently conducting a BJA funded study of structured sentencing.
Cathy Streifel earned her Ph.D. at The Pennsylvania State University in 1989, and currently is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Purdue University. Her articles on gender and crime and age and crime have been published in leading criminology and sociology journals. In addition to her continuing study of gender and crime, Streifel's current research efforts involve analyses of judicial decisionmaking and the crime-alcoholism relationship (especially among women offenders).
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