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2. What percentagte of those found guilty or cautioned for sexual offences were male?

  • 97% male
  • 67% male
  • 99% male

3. Until fairly recently how was the idea that masculinity had a major influence on crime treated by sociology?

  • It was generally focused on until Functionalism drew criminological attention away from the role of gender-role socialisation in the social construction of crime
  • It was generally neglected until Feminism drew criminological attention to the role of gender-role socialisation in the social construction of crime
  • It was generally neglected until Marxism drew criminological attention to the role of class-role socialisation in the social construction of crime

4. What are some evaluative points of the theories on gender and crime?

  • Some theories are overestimating the growing equality between men and women and convergence of gender roles e.g differential socialsation/controls/feminist arguements and Postmodernists overestimate the excitment of crime for young women
  • Some theories are overestimating the growing equality between men and women and convergence of gender roles e.g differential socialsation/controls/feminist arguements and Postmodernists overestimate the excitment of crime for young men
  • Some theories are overestimating the growing equality between men and women and convergence of gender roles e.g differential socialsation/controls/Postmodernist arguements and Feminists overestimate the excitment of crime for young women

5. Which feminist gives an explanation for the low female crime rate among women and what was it?

  • Oakley - Women more likely to conform to rules & social controls than men
  • Leonard - Women more likely to conform to rules & social controls than men
  • Smart - Women more likely to conform to rules & social controls than men

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