Justice for girls? : stability and change in the youth justice systems of the United States and Canada /

"For over a century, as women have fought for and won greater freedoms, concern over an epidemic of female criminality, especially among young women, has followed. Fear of this crime wave - despite a persistent lack of evidence of its existence - has played a decisive role in the development of...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Sprott, Jane B.
Other Authors: Doob, Anthony N., Zimring, Franklin E.
Format: eBook
Published:Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Series:Adolescent development and legal policy.