Feminism

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1. What does it mean by 'social system'?

  • Society - working lives, family lives, social norms, values, roles, insitutions
  • Only the agents of formal social control (police, army, etc)
  • Only education and family
  • Friendly Dizzi
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2. Which criminologists have a theory on feminism?

  • Smart and Cain - Criminology only looks at male concerns, should look at womens instead
  • Smart and Cain - Criminology only looks at female concerns, should look at mens instead
  • Walter and Smart - Criminology only looks at male concerns, should look at womens instead
  • Cain and Abel - if they had been sisters they would not have died

3. How do Marxist Feminists think that the emergence of capitalism alterted the relations between men and women?

  • Everyone had to wear snapback caps!
  • Made relations more equal
  • Men try to gain power over women, employers treat women as reserve army of labour, male workers exclude women from their trades and crafts, husbands exploit their wives' unpaid housework
  • Didn't change anything as sexism persisted before capitalism

4. What is transgressive criminology?

  • Study what illegal and legal activities harm women, how came about, what to change them (led to studies on the way women staying in from fear of crime, how law treats ****, etc)
  • Study only illegal activites that harm women, how came about, what to change them (led to studies on the way women staying in from fear of crime, how law treats ****, etc)
  • Study what illegal and legal activities harm men, how came about, what to change them (led to studies on the way women staying in from fear of crime, how law treats ****, etc)
  • Studying aggressive Transformers and the crimes they commit, why, etc

5. What is 'Patriarchy'?

  • Social system based on gender inequality - male dominated society
  • Social system based on gender inequality - female dominated society
  • Social system based on age inequality - youth dominated society

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