Female crimes

  • Created by: ecotts
  • Created on: 12-11-17 20:45
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  • Gender and Crime
    • Female crimes
      • There is a fascination with women committing crime
    • CASE STUDY
      • Girls gang grip on London
        • There was a girls gang that used special tactics such as black mail and wore special clothing to steal from expensive jewellers
      • Even before the liberation movement there were examples of crimes by women; the Elephant gang in early 1920s.
    • Girls under 17 more likely to be violent often being linked to girl gangs and drinking.
    • Types of crimes committed by women are often associated with their role.

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