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About the Author Meda Chesney-Lind, Ph.D. is a Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has served as Vice President of the American Society of Criminology and President of the Western Society of Criminology. Nationally recognized for her work on women and crime, her books include Girls, DELINQUENCY, AND JUVENILE JUSTICE (Wadsworth) which was awarded the American Society of Criminology's Michael J. Hindelang Award for 'outstanding contribution to criminology, 1992' and THE FEMALE OFFENDER: GIRLS, WOMEN AND CRIME (Sage, 1997). In 1997, she received the Donald Cressey Award from the National Council on Crime and Delinquency for her 'outstanding academic contribution to the field of criminology,' and in 2001, she received the Bruce Smith, Sr. Award by the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Read more