Criminology - Feminism

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  • Created on: 02-05-15 21:36
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  • Feminism
    • 3 waves -first, second, third
    • women should be of equal worth to men
    • field of criminology is biased and androcentric
    • gender intersects with social hierarchies
    • as a result of the disregard and discrimination of women
      • application to understanding crime
        • why do men commit more than women? why do women commit crime?
    • patriarchal dominance
    • explanations
      • masculinities
      • socialisation
      • stereotypes/ bias
      • patriarchy
      • biological and psychological


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