A2 Sociology Unit 4- Gender & Crime Quiz

Quiz questions on gender and crime for Socioogy Unit 4.

What did Campbell's self-report study highlight about female criminality?
There are more female crimes then is actually reported
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How might the 'chivalry factor' account for women being under-represented in the crime statistics?
Women get shorter sentances because the justic system is dominated by men
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Why is white collar crime dominated by males?
They often have a higher status job
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Are males or female more likely to reoffend (recidivism)?
Males
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Heidensohn said female criminals are largely ignored in sociology for 4 main reasons. What are they?
Vocarious identification, lower recorded levels of female crime, male dominance of sociology, theories are masculine
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Why do some men turn to crime due to a 'crisis in masculinity'?
Gives status + control as women often have high status jobs
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What % of those convicted of serious crimes are men?
80
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What other social identity factors do many of the accounts of gender and crime ignore?
Class, age, ethnicity, disability and sexuality
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How might the 'chivalry factor' account for women being under-represented in the crime statistics?

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Women get shorter sentances because the justic system is dominated by men

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Why is white collar crime dominated by males?

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Are males or female more likely to reoffend (recidivism)?

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Heidensohn said female criminals are largely ignored in sociology for 4 main reasons. What are they?

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