Crime and Deviance - Gender and Crime

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Gender and Crime - Sutherland
Boys are more likely to commit crimes as they're less supervised and less socially controlled
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Gender and Crime - Parsons
Boys have less access to male role models, therefore are inadequately socialised by their mothers
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Gender and Crime - Cohen
Boys confirm their identities by being tough and aggressive and this leads to crime
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Gender and Crime - Carol Smart 1990
Transgression (female view of gender and crime) Sociologists should look at what causes fear of crime in women and how they're treated by the police when they become victims themselves
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Gender and Crime - Heidensohn
Women commit less crime because they have more to lose than men. In a patriarchal society women are unable to deviate because of such tight control men have on them
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Boys have less access to male role models, therefore are inadequately socialised by their mothers

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Gender and Crime - Parsons

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Boys confirm their identities by being tough and aggressive and this leads to crime

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Transgression (female view of gender and crime) Sociologists should look at what causes fear of crime in women and how they're treated by the police when they become victims themselves

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Women commit less crime because they have more to lose than men. In a patriarchal society women are unable to deviate because of such tight control men have on them

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