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Monahan, Florence.

Women in Crime.


Monahan, Florence. Women In Crime. New York: Ives Washburn, 1941.
8vo.; 306 pp.; contemporary ownership signature on front endpaper; light foxing to two sides of the text block; red topstain; dark gray cloth, stamped in red; pictorial color dust-jacket; lightly wear to extremities; with a few short tears and minor chips.
First edition of this survey of prison life among female convicts, written by the country's leading female penologist at the time. With discussions of vice, sex, and murder, along with the efforts aimed at reforming both juvenile delinquents and adult offenders; and with an introduction by Lewis E. Lawes, a former warden of Sing-Sing.

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