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NCJ Number: 36248 Find in a Library
Title: CHILD STEALING - A TYPOLOGY OF FEMALE OFFENDERS
Journal: BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY  Volume:16  Issue:3  Dated:(JULY 1976)  Pages:275-281
Author(s): P T D'ORBAN
Corporate Author: Institute for the Study and Treatment of Delinquency
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 7
Sponsoring Agency: Institute for the Study and Treatment of Delinquency
London, EC4 P4EE, England
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: CASE STUDIES ARE PRESENTED AND DISCUSSED FOR FOURTEEN ENGLISH CHILD-STEALING OFFENDERS - MOST OF WHOM ARE EITHER PSYCHOTIC, SUB-NORMALLY INTELLIGENT, OR SUFFERING FROM PERSONALITY DISORDERS.
Abstract: 'CHILD-STEALING' IS DEFINED UNDER ENGLISH LAW AS THE UNLAWFUL TAKING AWAY OR ENTICING OF A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF 14 YEARS WITH INTENT TO DEPRIVE THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN OR ANY OTHER PERSON HAVING THE LAWFUL CARE OF THE CHILD, OR WITH INTENT TO STEAL ANY ARTICLE FROM THE CHILD.
Index Term(s): Case studies; Child abuse; Crimes against children; England; Female offenders; Kidnapping; Mentally ill offenders
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