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Doubly deviant

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

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Patriarchy

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