Suppose you are given a formula for a function f. (a) How do you determine where f is increasing or decreasing? (b) How do you determine where the graph of f is concave upward or concave downward? (c) How do you locate inflection points?

Criminological Theory Feminist Theories • Questions considered by this perspective: o What explains the gender gap in: • Offending • Victimization o What explains female crime o Does the criminal justice system treat males and females differently • If sexism exists, how can we eliminate it • What is Feminist Theory o Characterizations of feminist theories: • Critical of traditional theories of crime ▪ They were created by men to explain male offending • Advocates activism and fairness in how laws are created and applied ▪ Identify bias and discrimination based on gender, race, social class and other