Feminist approaches to crime and deviance

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1. What is Marxism feminism?

  • Stress on the position of men and women in general and with reference to crime, can only be understood by locating males and females within context of society divided by sexism and capitalism
  • Based on bringing women into agenda by showing how have been ignored, then greater understanding of female deviance, new theories for both genders
  • Only way to understand crime is through female perspective, research should assume all men prepared to commit crimes against women if given the chance, women make own theories to explain c&d that include threat from men
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2. What is Liberal feminism?

  • Based on bringing women into agenda by showing how have been ignored, then greater understanding of female deviance, new theories for both genders
  • Only way to understand crime is through female perspective, research should assume all men prepared to commit crimes against women if given the chance, women make own theories to explain c&d that include threat from men
  • Stress on the position of men and women in general and with reference to crime, can only be understood by locating males and females within context of society divided by sexism and capitalism

3. What is Radical feminism?

  • Only way to understand crime is through female perspective, research should assume all men prepared to commit crimes against women if given the chance, women make own theories to explain c&d that include threat from men
  • Stress on the position of men and women in general and with reference to crime, can only be understood by locating males and females within context of society divided by sexism and capitalism
  • Based on bringing women into agenda by showing how have been ignored, then greater understanding of female deviance, new theories for both genders

4. What does dworking believe about ****?

  • Rape, intercourse and pornogrphy are three focal elemts of male supremacy, intercourse is basically **** as women cant consent as coercied by system, esp in prositution, fits gender roles, need to be eliminated, matial **** legal in USA til 2003
  • Rape, intercourse and pornogrphy are three focal elemts of female supremacy, intercourse is basically **** as women cant consent as coercied by system, esp in prositution, fits gender roles, need to be eliminated, matial **** legal in UK til 2003
  • Rape, intercourse and pornogrphy are three focal elemts of male supremacy, intercourse is nothing like **** as women cant consent as coercied by system, esp in prositution, fits gender roles, need to be eliminated, matial **** legal in USA til 2003

5. Which two Postmodern feminists are particularly important?

  • Leopard & Smart - argue criminology reflect male concerns, Smart introduced transegressive criminology, look at how women stay in at night to avoid becoming victims, domestic violence, **** cases as majority of victims
  • Smart & Cain - argue criminology reflect male concerns, Smart introduced transegressive criminology, look at how women stay in at night to avoid becoming victims, domestic violence, **** cases as majority of victims
  • Smart & Cain - argue criminology reflect male concerns, Cain introduced transegressive criminology, look at how women stay in at night to avoid becoming victims, domestic violence, **** cases as majority of victims

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