"Villainy Detected!" Crime and Consequences in Britain and America in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
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Criminal women

Title: Criminal women
Creator: [Owen, Mrs. M.E.]
Description: The nature of women criminals in London- the why and how of what they do- are discussed. Owen compares the differences between men and women criminals, and goes on to describe why women become criminals, as well as the types of criminals they become. She names a lack of education and a young woman's upbringing as leading causes of a life of crime for women.
Type: Article
Source: Cornhill Magazine 14. July-Dec (1866): 152-160.
Date: 1866
 

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