Feminism and Criminology

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what did 1st wave feminism concerned about
the vote
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what type of feminist believe the root of womens oppression is male control over women sexuality?
radical
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which feminist believes women are oppressed through capitalist system
socialist
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why have women been neglected in criminology
women commit less crimes, they commit less violent crimes, are over represented in statistics and CJS is dominated by men
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according to early feminist criminology, why do women conform?
because women are subject to a range of controls that men aren't.
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According to Heidensohn, what are women controlled through?
sexual harrassment, ideals, domestic responsibility and labels.
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Who argued women are written into criminology but badly?
Heidensohn
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according to lombroso what physical deformities do female criminals have
have a lower jaw and more wicked than their male counterparts.
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what does women's liberation thesis argue
emancipation has allowed women to evade mens spaces
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according to Alder, what is the result of more equal opportunities?
women beginning to adopt traditional male roles.
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according to Pike, what type of society are we going to live in if women become liberated?
a criminogenic one
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who criticised Adler, on the basis that there is no real increase in crime just a moral panic?
Smart and Worral
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has feminism eradicted the idea that womens deviance is biology based
yes
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who has feminism made visible?
the female offenders, perpetrators and victims of crime.
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what did pat carlen find in her study of women who go to prison?
are single, low income, black and poorley educated
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who argued that women are punished double-blindely?
Smart
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has feminism challeneged the idea of stranger danger?
yes
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what is Chesney-Lind's sexualisation thesis?
courts sexualise girls offences
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what does the Fawcett Society 2003 argue?
'both policy and services continue to be patchy.'
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