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NCJ Number: 31799 Find in a Library
Title: CRIMINOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF FEMALE RECIDIVISTS (BASED ON THE DATA OF A SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY)
Journal: SOVIET LAW AND GOVERNMENT  Volume:14  Issue:2  Dated:(FALL 1975)  Pages:68-78
Author(s): M N GOLODNIUK
Corporate Author: International Arts and Sciences Press, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: International Arts and Sciences Press, Inc
White Plains, NY 10603
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: IN THIS STUDY OF THE INMATES OF A SOVIET MEDIUM-SECURITY CORRECTIONAL LABOR COLONY, RESEARCHERS ASSUMED THAT THE PERSONALITY OF A CRIMINAL IS DETERMINED BY HIS SOCIAL ROLES AND VALUE ORIENTATIONS.
Abstract: STUDY FINDINGS REVEALED THAT FEMALE RECIDIVISTS COMMITTED MOSTLY MERCENARY AND PROPERTY CRIMES, HAD A HIGHER LEVEL OF MULTIPLE CONVICTIONS THAN MEN, HAD FEWER FAMILIAL AND WORK-RELATED TIES, AND WERE CHARACTERIZED BY EMOTIONAL INSTABILITY, LACK OF WILL, AND HEIGHTENED IMPRESSIONABILITY.
Index Term(s): Female offenders; Personality assessment; Recidivists; Studies; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)
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