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Title: CRIMES BY WOMEN ARE ON THE RISE ALL OVER THE WORLD
Journal: US NEWS AND WORLD REPORT  Volume:79  Issue:25  Dated:(DECEMBER 22, 1975)  Pages:49-51
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US News and World Report
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: US News and World Report
Washington, DC 20037
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: AN INTERNATIONAL REVIEW OF THE PATTERNS AND EXTENT OF FEMALE CRIME, WITH A BRIEF DISCUSSION OF THE POSSIBLE CAUSES OF INCREASING CRIME RATES FOR WOMEN.
Abstract: A SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IS NOTED IN THE TYPES OF CRIMES THAT WOMEN COMMIT. IT IS STATED THAT IN THE PAST, WOMEN TENDED TO PARTICIPATE IN PROSTITUTION AND SHOPLIFTING, WHILE TODAY, MANY ARE INVOLVED IN VIOLENT CRIMES, ARMED ROBBERY, AND TERRORISM. EXPLANATIONS FOR THIS, SUCH AS THE MORE RESPONSIBLE ROLE OF WOMEN OR THE SPREAD OF WOMEN'S LIBERATION ARE DISCUSSED. TRENDS IN FEMALE CRIMES ARE THEN REVIEWED FOR ENGLAND, JAPAN, GERMANY, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, SWITZERLAND, FRANCE, ITALY, SPAIN, ARGENTINA, AND THE SOVIET UNION.
Index Term(s): Argentina; Canada; Crime patterns; Crime Rate; England; Female crime patterns; Female offenders; France; Future trends; Germany; Italy; Spain; Switzerland; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR); United States of America
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