The social control of female delinquency : occupational ideologies of policewomen, welfare workers and magistrates
Although the cultural image of the delinquent is male, the differential nature of female delinquency has long been recognized and has been an object of study. However, as with the criminality of women in general, the etiology and social control of this form of deviance is a relatively neglected area of study. It is only in the last decade that there has been a renewed interest in the field of female delinquency and crime, following the post-war dominance of the field by Poliak (1950)...[Show more]
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