Sisters in Crime: The Rise of the New Female Criminal

  title={Sisters in Crime: The Rise of the New Female Criminal},
  author={Freda Adler and Herbert M. Adler and Hoag Levins},
  journal={International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology},
  pages={233 - 234}
D R. ADLER’S thesis is based on the theory that with the &dquo;~ women’s movement, and the growing female ability to make her way in all walks of life-many of which were previously closed to her-she has also shown herself capable of getting to the top in crime. As women lose their image of themselves as the passive, subservient creatures they were in the past, they have risen to the top of every profession, and have also moved into &dquo;hard&dquo; crime, including crimes of violence. The book… 
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