Whores And Thieves of the Worst Kind: A Study of Women, Crime, And Prisons, 1835-2000
Prostitutes, shoplifters, vagrants, murderesses—Dodge tracks the history of such "improper" women as she explores the history of female incarceration in Illinois from 1835 to the present. In court and in prison, these women—some who are considered beyond all hope of reformation—have received vastly different treatment than their male counterparts.
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Review: Whores and Thieves of the Worst Kind: A Study of Women, Crime, and Prisons, 1835-2000User Review - Mary Rose - Goodreads
This was a great book, Dodge's writing is clear and engaging (the person who owned my copy before me loved to react to her writing) and the information is excellently laid out. Along with recounting ... Read full review
Review: Whores and Thieves of the Worst Kind: A Study of Women, Crime, and Prisons, 1835-2000User Review - Goodreads
I'm biased. I think Dr. Dodge is great.
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