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Doubly deviant

When women act in a deviant manor not expected of women they are treated more harshly



Women's crimes are crimes of the powerless as women are not in positions of power
Interviewed 39 working class women aged 15-46 convicted of a range of offences
Found that crime is a rational choice & is only committed when advantages outweigh the negatives