Gender and crime - key topics

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The idea that women are treated differently to men in the CJS, either positively or negatively
Bias against women
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The concept linked to men overlooking female crime and deviance
The chivalry thesis
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Research into the type of crime women commit, usually being small time
Female perpetration of crime
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The idea that the instrumental and expressive roles in the family are linked to crime
The functionalist sex role theory
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The idea that women are submissive to men, and this is reflected in them being law abiding citizens
Patriarchal control
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Hirschi and Carlen's research into transactional crime
Gender, class and crime
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The concept linked to men overlooking female crime and deviance

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The chivalry thesis

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Research into the type of crime women commit, usually being small time

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The idea that the instrumental and expressive roles in the family are linked to crime

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The idea that women are submissive to men, and this is reflected in them being law abiding citizens

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