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NCJ Number: 75254 Find in a Library
Title: Female Offender - A Bibliography
Author(s): N K Wilson
Corporate Author: Southern Illinois University Ctr for the Study of Crime, Delinquency, and Corrections
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 51
Sponsoring Agency: Southern Illinois University Ctr for the Study of Crime, Delinquency, and Corrections
Carbondale, IL 62901
Type: Bibliography
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The bibliography of publications and documents on the female offender is provided.
Abstract: The general topic areas for the bibliography are sex roles, statistical profile of the female offender, general works on the female offender, specific offense analysis, women and the law, women in court, women in jails, women in prison, community-based corrections, and juveniles. Under the topic of specific offense analysis, the offenses considered are abortion, crimes of violence, drug use, homicide, prostitution, shoplifting, and alcoholism. Specific issues considered by documents listed under the category of 'women in prison' are families of women inmates, women's prisons, prison administration, prison treatment programs, prison social organization, psychological problems of female inmates, and biographies and memoirs of female inmates and administrators of female prisons. Publications that deal with juveniles examine female juvenile delinquency in general, community-based corrections for juveniles, juvenile court, and institutions and reformatories.
Index Term(s): Children of incarcerated offenders; Community-based corrections (adult); Community-based corrections (juvenile); Female inmates; Female juvenile delinquents; Female offenders; Female sex roles; Offender statistics
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