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Women and crime in Canada / by Holly Johnson.

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Public Safety Canada Library

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Alternate Title

Les femmes et la criminalité au Canada.

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Description

[85] p. ; 28 cm.

Note

Published also in French under title: Les femmes et la criminalité au Canada.
Available also in electronic format.

Summary

"Crime statistics show that three-quarters of charges laid against women by police are for shoplifting or fraud, or for violations of drug or liquor regulations. Future research must focus on the relationship between these offences and the social and economic status of women in Canadian society." -- Abstract.

Subject

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Contents

I. Persons charged by police -- II. The Canadian urban victimization survey -- III. Sentencing -- IV. Admissions to prison -- V. Native women.

Series

Canada. Ministry of the Solicitor General. Programs Branch. Technical report ; no. 9.

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