ERIC Number: EJ261156
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Females in Law Enforcement: Femininity, Competence, Attraction, and Work Acceptance.
Hernandez, Ernie, Jr.
Criminal Justice and Behavior, v9 n1 p13-34 Mar 1982
Used photographs and biographical descriptions of female deputy strangers to examine effects of femininity and competence on male deputy attraction to and work acceptance of female deputies. Findings included an attraction preference for feminine-competent female deputies, and greater tolerance of feminine-incompetent female deputies for staff than for patrol work. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A