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Women in crime

Florence Monahan

Women in crime

introduction by Lewis E. Lawes

by Florence Monahan

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by I. Washburn, inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Female offenders.,
  • Crime and criminals -- United States

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6046 M6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19-306p.
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17554447M


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She earned her BA in legal studies and sociology from Pacific Lutheran University and her PhD from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in sociology. She is the author of several books, including Women and Crime: A Text/Reader, Women and Crime: Core Concepts, and Criminal Justice Policy.

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