13b - Women in Outlaw Biker Clubs as a Form of Cooperation...

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Women in Outlaw Biker Clubs as a Form of Cooperation For the deviant act that does not generally involve money, let’s look at the role of women in outlaw biker clubs. - The exchanges in this type of cooperative deviant behavior involve a series of trades. - Both men and women enter the outlaw gang for mutual benefit, the lifestyle values, and forming close ties with those who have similar views towards society and goals.
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Women’s Role in Biker Clubs Historically, the group of outlaw bikers has been stratified between men and women, with the women in the subordinate role. What has been found is that women are usually in one of two roles: “THE MAMA” and “THE OLD LADY”.
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The Mama Mama’s are considered the property of the entire club. She had to be available to any brother for sex or services equally. She often wore her own set of colors that signified that she was property of the club. For a woman to become the “mama”, she often
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course SOC 315 taught by Professor Fey during the Fall '08 term at ASU.

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13b - Women in Outlaw Biker Clubs as a Form of Cooperation...

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