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Department of Sociology & Criminology


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Anne R. Mahoney

Peter Adler

Anne R. Mahoney

Professor Emerita
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Anne R. Mahoney, Professor Emerita, received her PhD from Columbia University.  Her areas of interest are gender, families, the life course, aging, applied sociology, and juvenile justice.  Research projects include Equality in Marital Relationships; Decade Birthday Study; and The Study of Women's Development through Gender Autobiographies.  Books include:  Ruts: Gender Roles and Realities; Juvenile Justice in Context; chapters in Women, the Courts, and Equality; Judge, Lawyer, Victim, Thief; Beyond Control: Status Offenders in the Juvenile Court.  Articles have appeared in:  Family Process, Family Relations, Michigan Family Review, Journal of Aging Studies, Journal of Social Issues, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, The Journal of the British Sociological Association, Social Issues, Children, Youth Services Review, Law and Society Review, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy, NYU Law Review, and others.  Articles include:  "Will Old Gender Scripts Limit New Millennium Families' Ability to Thrive?," "Beyond Different Worlds: A 'Postgender' Approach to Relational Development," "Language and Processes in the Construction of Equality in New Marriages," and "Change in the Older-Person Role: An Application of Turner's Process Role and Model of Role Change."