Gender crime and Justice theorists

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What is Pollaks theory?
Men have a protective attitude towards women, thus they hate to accuse women and therefore arrest them.
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What did Graham and Bowlings research find?
Altough males are more likley to offend the difference is not as big as that shown in offical statistics.
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What does Hoods study show?
That out of 3000 defendants, women were one third less likley to be convicted.
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What is the main idea behind the chivalry thesis?
That men treat women in a chivolurous way, this means that they are less likley to convict them of a crime.
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How does farringtons research go against the chivalry thesis?
Looking at 408 cases within a magistrates it showed that women were not treat more liniently
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The feminist heidennsohn says what about how women are treated within the justice system?
Women are treated more harshly than men due to the gender norms for example double standards and women who do not conform to monogomous hetrosexuality are sentenced more harshly
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What does carlen say about the way women are sentenced?
It is not based on the severity of the crime, but thecourt assesment of the woman as a mothers and wives.
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What does walkate say about **** cases?
It is more the victim who is on trail, this is becasue they have to put across their respectibility in order for the evidence to be accepted.
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What would the biological approach say about female crime?
Crime is innate but there are less femal criminals born, testosterone in males can also provide a reason as too why males may commit more crime.
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Explain how Parsons links the nuclear family to differnces in offending
Boys lack a male role model, meaning that they turnm to compernsatory comulsory masculinity.
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What does Albert cohen see as a way boys show masculinity due to the lack of a male role model
Turns to street gang culture
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Identify the diffeent ways in which Heidensohn sees patriarchy controling women?
Home- housework is constant reducing oppertunities to offend Control in public- Use the fear of violnce Control at work- Male managers keep an eye on females....(glass ceiling)
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What does carlen suggest as a reason why working class women conform?
Class deal- Women who work will be offered material rewards The Gender deal- Patriarchal ideology promisies women material and emotional rewards from family life by conforming to the norms of the domestic gender roles.
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