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Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory

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Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory

Francis T. Cullen & Pamela Wilcox

Pub. date: 2010 | Online Pub. Date: November 23, 2010 | DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412959193 | Print ISBN: 9781412959186 | Online ISBN: 9781412959193 | Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.

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Annotated Further Readings: Feminist and Gender-Specific Theories of Crime

Chesney-Lind, M., & Pasko, L. (2004). The female offender: Girls, women, and crime . Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Meda Chesney-Lind is a leading contemporary feminist scholar whose writings in this work (along with Lisa Pasko) highlight how young criminalized women are disproportionately affected by the United State's punitiveness toward female offenders, despite their relatively small numbers. Flynn, E. E. (1998). Freda Adler: A portrait of a pioneer. Women and Criminal Justice, 10 , 1–27. This 1998 article chronicles Freda Adler's scholarship, including but not limited to feminist criminology. Hartman, J. L., & Sundt, J. L. (in press). The rise of feminist criminology: Freda Adler. In F. T. Cullen, C. Lero Jonson, A. J. Myer, & F. Adler (Eds.), The origins of American criminology (Advances in Criminological Theory: Vol. 18). New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction. This chapter, based on a series of interviews with Freda Alder, discusses in greater detail the origins ...

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