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Exam 1 Study Guide

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Exam 1 Study Guide CRM 3343

Juliane Notetaker
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This covers the material that was discussed in class. It has the brief definitions of the material that were not in the Sections 1,2, and 3 on the study guide because I have already posted that ma...
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Juliane Notetaker on Monday February 15, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to CRM 3343 at Mississippi State University taught by Dr. Kecia Johnson in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 52 views. For similar materials see Gender, Crime and Justice in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Mississippi State University.

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Date Created: 02/15/16
Exam 1 Study Guide  What is Gender? o Sex vs Gender  Sex refers to the biological differences between males and females  Gender refers to the traits or behaviors that are linked to one’s sex o Gender Display  How a gender is presented, such as how they are dressed o Gendered Process  The ways of learning behavior that is appropriate for specific genders o Hegemonic Masculinity  The idea that in social positions, men are superior o Gender Binary  How people or objects are divided and categorized as either masculine or  feminine o Social Structure  How society is organized, providing a basis for social behavior o Emphasized Femininity  The idea that women must fulfill the desires of men  Feminist Criminology o Sexism  Prejudicial attitude that is based on gender  o Patriarchy  A social climate where males are dominant o Feminism  The struggle for women’s rights and to put an end to gender inequality o Gender Discrimination  An example would be women being excluded from juries o Second Wave of Feminism  Lasted from the 1960s to the 1990s  This wave was more focused on sexuality o Third Wave of Feminism  Lasted from the 1990s­  This wave focused on ethnicity as well as sexuality  Official Data Sources o Uniform Crime Reports  Only represented crimes that were known to the police  It collected data on the arrestees’ characteristics   The types of crimes that were observed were part one offenses (index  crimes) and part 2 offenses  Data was collected monthly  Issues would be: The hierarchy rule Not all crimes are reported to the police o National Crime Victimization Survey  The data that is collected is information on 6 types of crime Violent o Rape  o Assault Theft o Robbery o Burglary o Theft o Motor vehicle theft  Limitations would include: The fact that there is very little information on the victims under the  age of 12 The number of crimes Issues that are had with surveying


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