SISTERS IN CRIME
Sister in Crime (1975) by Freda Alder was tied to women’s
As women gained more freedom, became more assertive, and
more women entered the work force, they would come to occupy
more traditional male roles and statuses
o Would be in position to commit more crimes, and therefore
rate of female crimes would increase.
WOMEN AND CRIME**
Rita Simons’ Women and Crime (1975) said that female
criminality was shaped by family, social and occupational structures.
Opportunities available to females – as more opportunities
became available, females would commit more employment-
o Embezzlement, corporate crime, white-collar crime, etc.