1st Edition

Casualties Of Community Disorder
Women's Careers In Violent Crime

ISBN 9780813329949
Published October 24, 1997 by Routledge
207 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides a detailed account of the criminal careers of 170 women who committed violent street crimes in New York City, describing their entry into criminal activities, their development into persistent street criminals, and, for some, their eventual transition out of street crime.

Table of Contents

Casualties of Community Disorder -- CRIME & SOCIETY --   -- Introduction -- Crime and Urban Distress -- Getting into Crime and Violence -- Work and Crime and Crime as Work -- The What, Where, When, Why, and Who of Violent Events -- Getting Out of Crime and Violence -- Breaking with the Past: Challenging Assumptions About Women and Violent Crime -- Appendix

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