"Prepared for Research and National Coordination, Organized Crime Division, Law Enforcement and Policy Branch, Public Safety Canada."
"Report no. 013, 2010"
Issued also in French under title: Les femmes et le crime organisé.
Available also in electronic format.
"The primary objectives of this discussion paper were to: review the literature; enhance the understanding [of] the nature and scope of women's participation in organized crime; determine the extent to which women actively participate in and lead organized criminal activities; systematically examine the factors that influence women to participate in organized criminal activities; and, to determine how the criminal justice system deals with these offenders."--P. 4.
1. Introduction -- 1.1. The 'organized criminal' as a participant in a criminal organization -- 2. Overview of women and crime -- 2.1. Theories of women's involvement with crime -- 2.2. The 'typical' female offender -- 2.3. Types of crimes -- 2.4. Summary -- 3. Organized crime offenders -- 3.1. Women involved in organized crime -- 3.2. Literature review -- 4. Findings -- 4.1. Areas for future research -- 5. Conclusion.