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Offending and desistance among young women

Citation
McIvor G (2016) Offending and desistance among young women. In: Kruttschnitt C, Bijleveld C (ed.). Lives of Incarcerated Women: An International Perspective. Rutledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice, 28, New York: Routledge, pp. 159-175.

Abstract
This study examines the experiences of desistance from offending among young women in Scotland, using the concepts of primary and secondary desistance to understand how law-abiding lifestyles are achieved.

Keywords
Offending by women; desistance

StatusPublished
EditorKruttschnitt C, Bijleveld C
AuthorsMcIvor Gill
Title of seriesRutledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice
Number in series28
Publication date2016
URLhttps://www.routledge.com/…ok/9781138803718
PublisherRoutledge
Place of publicationNew York
ISBN 978-1-138-80371-8
LanguageEnglish
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