Criminology - Miller

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  • Miller, 2008, "Getting Played"
    • ecological framework for comparison of Afro American female victimisation in slums
    • worried about comments from society - even police
    • boys behaviour = boys will be boys
    • sexual harrassment and gang rape
    • victim blaming
      • turn to self help strategies
        • doesn't solve the underlying problem and the victimisation continues
    • males dominated public spaces
      • harrassment and violence
      • social organisation of these spaces were highly gendered
    • incidents occured in situational contexts
      • isolation of poor girls and in disadvantaged areas
    • witnesses didn't intervene
      • private matter, asking for it, her clothes, worried of retaliation
        • gender stereotypes
    • victimisation based on race, class, gender and place


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