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Women and crime

by Frances Heidensohn

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Published by New York University Press in Washington Square, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Female offenders,
  • Sex discrimination in criminal justice administration,
  • Deviant behavior

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-238) and index.

    Other titlesWomen & crime
    StatementFrances Heidensohn ; with the assistance of Marisa Silvestri.
    ContributionsSilvestri, Marisa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6046 .H45 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 242 p. ;
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL785224M
    ISBN 10081473524X, 0814735266
    LC Control Number95017412

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    Understanding why crime levels among women are lower can help shed light on the underlying causes of crime and ways to improve the control over it. Arrest rates among women are lower than among men for virtually all crime categories except prostitution. All countries for which data are available have shown the same trend. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Simon, Rita J. (Rita James), Women and crime. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, [] (OCoLC)

    British women crime writers have been producing some of the best mystery and crime novels: So why not take a deeper look and handpick the best? Our list might not be exhaustive but one thing is for sure: The following authors all created a lot of buzz with their releases (beyond their peers), and more importantly have all mastered the art. For me, the Library of America’s handsome two-volume set Women Crime Writers: Eight Suspense Novels of the s & 50s has done just that All writers are shaped by what they read, and there is a clear line of descent from this style of storytelling to the current crop of best-selling novels labeled by the book trade as ‘domestic.


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