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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 (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.

Keywords
Offending by women; desistance

StatusPublished
Author(s)McIvor, Gill
Title of seriesRutledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice
Number in series28
Publication date31/12/2016
PublisherRoutledge
Publisher URLhttps://www.routledge.com/…ok/9781138803718
Place of publicationNew York
ISBN978-1-138-80371-8
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