Crime and deviance and gender


A level


8m 20s
In this podcast we explore the relationship between crime and gender. We will examine why crime appears to be a predominantly masculine activity and examine changes in gender related criminal activities

1. Listen carefully to the podcast and make careful notes of key concepts and any key thinkers. 

2. According to Home Office statistics what is the gender difference in terms of arrest?

3. Why is there considerable ‘dark-side’ of unreported female victims of crime?

4. Differentiate between biological, sex-role theory and changing roles explanations of female offending

5. Explain how Carlen explains female crime in terms of ‘class deals’ and ‘gender deals’

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