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ERIC Number: EJ158452
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Judicial Paternalism and the Female Status Offender: Training Women to Know Their Place
Chesney-Lind, Meda
Crime and Delinquency, 23, 2, 121-130, Apr 77
Evidence is presented to show that, at every level in the system, girls charged with status offenses are treated more harshly than girls charged with crimes. Further, the noncriminal activity of girls is frequently seen as requiring more drastic intervention than the criminal behavior of boys. (Author)
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