Citation McIvor G (2016) Offending and desistance among young women. In: Kruttschnitt C & Bijleveld C (eds.) Lives of Incarcerated Women: An International Perspective. Rutledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice, 28. New York: Routledge, pp. 159-175. https://www.routledge.com/Lives-of-Incarcerated-Women-An-international-perspective/Kruttschnitt-Bijleveld/p/book/9781138803718
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.