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about women is unraveling, the chains have been pried loose, and there will be no turning backto the days when women found it necessary to justify their existence by producing babies or
cleaning houses. Allowed their freedom for the first time, women have chosen to desert thosekitchens, and plunge exuberantly into the formerly all-male quarters of the working world. Inthe same way that women are demanding equal opportunity in fields of legitimate endeavor, asimilar number of determined women are forcing their way into the world of major crime.”(Moyer, 2001, p.248).Adler contended that the increase in women’s crime would occur in traditional malecrimes of aggression and violence. She used numerous anecdotes of women criminals tosupport her theory of the masculization of women’s crime (Moyer, 2001, p.248). As statedabove, when women gained freedom from what society previously thought a role of a womenshould be, they emancipated themselves from that idea and began to shift their focus towardseducational, work, and criminal endeavors.ReferencesMoyer, I. L. (2001). Criminological theories: Traditional and nontraditional
voices and themes (Feminist Criminology p.242-293). Thousand Oaks, CA: SagePublications