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NCJ Number: 169677 Find in a Library
Title: Statistical Handbook on Women in America, Second Edition
Editor(s): C M Taeuber
Date Published: 1996
Page Count: 382
Sponsoring Agency: Oryx Press
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Publication Number: ISBN 1-57356-005-7
Sale Source: Oryx Press
4041 North Central at Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85012
United States of America
Type: Statistics
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume presents statistical data regarding the current status and trends in women's demographic characteristics, economic conditions, health, and social characteristics, including victimization and criminal behavior.
Abstract: The charts and tables are reproduced from Federal Government sources and nongovernment publications. The data focus on population changes, immigration, birth trends, death and life expectancy, female employment, earnings and pension coverage, occupations, income and assets, poverty, public assistance, health and disability status, health insurance, marriage and divorce, living arrangements, education, voting and political involvement, and roles as victims and offenders. The victimization data cover the victimization rates for persons 12 years old and over, by offenses, the sex and race of the victims, and victim-offender relationships. Additional tables focus the victimization of women by homicide and other violent crimes. Further tables describe jail inmates by sex and race, the security classification of female inmates in State and Federal correctional institutions, the demographic characteristics of State prison inmates, the most serious offense of male and female State prison inmates, female death row inmates, and prior physical or sexual abuse of male and female State prison inmates. Tables, figures, and index
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Criminology; Demography; Female crime patterns; Female deviance; Female victims; Females
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