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Sisters in crime : the rise of the new female criminal /

Freda Adler, with Herbert M. Adler.

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Main Author: Adler, Freda.
Other Names: Adler, Herbert M.,
Published: New York : McGraw-Hill, 1976, ©1975.
Topics: Female offenders - United States. | Criminelles - États-Unis. | Frauenkriminalität | Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer Bitterfeld
Regions: USA. | United States.
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245 10|aSisters in crime :|bthe rise of the new female criminal /|cFreda Adler, with Herbert M. Adler.
260 |aNew York :|bMcGraw-Hill,|c1976, ©1975.
300 |a287 pages ;|c23 cm
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504 |aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 |aPrologue --- Changing patterns --- Female passivity: genetic fact or cultural myth? --- The oldest and newest profession --- Minor girls and major crimes --- Women in Wonderland: the psychotropic connection --- The link between opportunity and offense: race --- The link between opportunity and offense: class --- New crimes and old corrections --- Ladies and the law --- Epilogue-liberation and beyond.
520 |a"Women are committing more crimes - and more violent ones - than ever before. And this crime wave is growing at an alarming rate. In this landmark in the study of female crime, Freda Adler overcomes a decade of resistance from traditional theorists, police chiefs, judges, and probation officers to take account of new social facts. based on several years of original research, this is a total reassessment of the scope, depth, and implications of female crime; it shows that thousands of women are stepping across the imaginary boundary line that once separated crimes into 'masculine' and 'feminine' categories. Dr. Adler explains how female assertiveness has led women to break out of the traditional limits of prostitution and shoplifting into the major leagues of crime, including crimes of violence, which are for women increasing at rates six and seven times as great as those for men ..."
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