1st Edition

Casualties Of Community Disorder Women's Careers In Violent Crime

By Deborah Baskin, Ira Sommers Copyright 1998
    206 Pages
    by Routledge

    207 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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


    Deborah Baskin