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SANCHEZ, Patricia E. Alvarado; CANTERA, Leonor M.  and  BEIRAS, Adriano. Inequalities and affective involvement of female perpetrators of injury. Pesqui. prát. psicossociais [online]. 2018, vol.13, n.4, pp. 1-15. ISSN 1809-8908.

This article analyzes the specific problems of women who are serving sentences for the crime of injury, in Spanish criminal context. It was addressed through a qualitative methodology, conducting in depth interviews, processed based on a thematic analysis following criteria of organization of the Grounded Theory. Their results it stands out in the context prior to the crime: the inequality with their partner, positioning itself from submission to the requirement of reciprocity. Once condemned, condemn affects the affective implication and vulnerability in from of the rupture of significant links in their daily lives. The conclusion about the relevance of incorporating the gender approach, emphasizing a critical analysis about the process and implications of the crime, as well as the discussion of integrating new categories that intervene in legal speeches and public policies regarding violence in the couple.

Keywords : Gender; Inequalities; Injure crimes; Affective involvement.

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