Gender and Patterns of crime

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1. Who did a study about how females are controlled in education?

  • Smart - Boys in schools often use verbalised sexual labels such as **** to control girls, girls avoid deviant behaviour to avoid labels
  • Lees - Boys in schools often use verbalised sexual labels such as **** to control girls, girls avoid deviant behaviour to avoid labels
  • Young - Boys in schools often use verbalised sexual labels such as **** to control girls, girls avoid deviant behaviour to avoid labels
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2. What are examples of links between types of masculinity and crime?

  • Pimping -show control over prostitutes, get money from them (consumer goods), easy to express masculinity from ths than low paid job, White collar crime - Not encouraged but only way to secure profits, Family - wifebeating as dominance over women
  • Pimping -show control over prostitutes, get money from them (consumer goods), easy to express masculinity from ths than low paid job, White collar crime - encouraged as only way to secure profits, Family - wifebeating as dominance over women
  • Pimping -show control over prostitutes, get money from them (consumer goods), harder to express masculinity from this than low paid job, White collar crime - encouraged as only way to secure profits, Family - wifebeating as dominance over women

3. How does Denscombe's study support Liberation theory?

  • It provides limited support for the idea that female crime levels and imprisonment rates are rising quicker than males by number and seriouness of crime
  • It provides theoretical support for the fact that female crime levels and imprisonment rates are rising quicker than males by number and seriouness of crime
  • It provides practical support for the suggestion that female crime levels and imprisonment rates are rising quicker than males by number and seriouness of crime

4. 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

5. What sociologist suggests 3 inter-related factors that motivate females to commit crime and what are they?

  • Denscombe - To fund a drug habit (Shop lifting/prostitution) , Desire for excitment (Like Katz and Lyng say males do) and conspicuous consumption of good e.g designer label clothing (Often targeted by shop lifters)
  • Croall - To fund a drug habit (Shop lifting/prostitution) , Desire for excitment (Like Katz and Lyng say males do) and conspicuous consumption of good e.g designer label clothing (Often targeted by shop lifters)
  • Adler - To fund a drug habit (Shop lifting/prostitution) , Desire for excitment (Like Katz and Lyng say males do) and conspicuous consumption of good e.g designer label clothing (Often targeted by shop lifters)

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