Crime & Deviance- Gender

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  • Created on: 24-04-19 13:15
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  • Crime & Deviance- Gender
    • Pollack ('50)
      • OCS underestimate female criminals
      • Were unreported & unrecorded
      • I.e. Prostitution, shoplifting, etc
      • 'Masked female offender'
    • Smart ('76)
      • Females commit less crime
      • If so is trivial nature
    • Heidensohn ('85)
      • CJS influened by gender attitudes.
      • Women treated harshly when deviating from norms
      • I.e. sexually promiscuous girls taken into care whereas boys not.
    • Parsons ('95)
      • Different socialisation
      • Encourages criminal behaviour in boys
      • Boys- Competitive, Physical, Aggressive
      • Girls- Caring, Reserved, Conformist

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