Section 1 CRM 3343
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Section 1 Notes 0 Vocabulary 0 Dark gure of crime Crimes that are not reported to the police and therefore not represented in official crime statistics such as the Uniform Crime Reports and the National IncidentB ased Reporting System Feminism a series of social and political movements also referred to as the three waves of feminism that advocated for women s rights and gender equality Feminist criminology developed as a reaction against traditional criminology which failed to address women and girls in research It re ects several of the themes of gender roles and socialization that resulted from the second wave of feminism Feminist research methods process of gathering research that involves placing gender at the center of the conversation giving women a voice and changing the relationship between the researcher and the subject to the one of care and concern versus objectivity Gender gap refers to the differences in male and female offending for different types of offenses Gendered justice also referred to as injustice it is the discrimination of individuals based on their gender happens because the theories of offending have come from the male perspective National Crime Victimization Survey NCVS gathers additional data about crimes to help fill in the gap between reported and unreported crime also known as the dark figure of crime National IncidentBased Reporting System NIBRS an incidentbased system of crimes reported to the police The system is administered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as part of the annual Uniform Crime Reports National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey NISVS an annual survey by the Centers for Disease Control designed to measure the prevalence of intimate partner violence sexual violence and stalking National Violence Against Women Survey NVAWS a telephone survey of 8000 men and 8000 women in the United States English and Spanish speaking that was conducted by the Centers for Policy Research to measure the prevalence of violence against women Uniform Crime Reports UCR an annual collection of reported crime data from police departments It is compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Section Key Points 0 Women are usually the victims of crimes such as rape sexual assault intimate partner abuse and stalking Mallicoat p l I They are likely to be harmed by someone that they already know Women have to deal with various difficulties in the workplace when they enter a male dominant field I They deal with issues such as sexual harassment caused by men who resent the presence of women in their world Mallicoat p 6 The advancement of crime and women results from the social and political efforts of feminism Mallicoat p 2 Research involving gender gap shows that there is a wider gap in cases of serious or violent crimes and narrower for property and drug related offenses Mallicoat p 5 I Women are more likely to engage in victimless crimes such as prostitution Mallicoat p 5 The various systems that collect data on crime would be the Uniform Crime Reports the National IncidentB ased Reporting System the National Crime Victimization Survey the National Violence Against Women Survey and the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey all defined above I Part 1 offenses defined by the UCR include 0 Aggravated assault 0 Forcible rape 0 Murder 0 Robbery 0 Arson 0 Burglary 0 Larcenytheft 0 Motor vehicle theft 0 The feminist research methods have helped give women a voice when before they were kept silent Mallicoat p 1415 I These methods also in uence how data on gender are collected Mallicoat p 16
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