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Feminism and criminology

by Ngaire Naffine

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminist criminology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNgaire Naffine.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6030 .N33 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20576936M
    ISBN 101566395089

    Feminist criminology is the study of crime in terms of gender for example why men commit more crime than women, why women do more petty crimes, like shop lifting, than violent crime, sexism in the court system, and female victimization. Feminist criminology contains many branches. Liberal, radical. General Overviews. Several recently published books, book chapters, and articles offer a general overview of feminist theories and their application to various subfields of criminology (e.g., the study of violent crime, gangs, drug offenses, policing, corrections).

    This wave of feminism is an extension as well as a response to the shortcomings of the second wave. Feminist Criminology. evolved, primarily from liberal feminists; with the realization and objection, that gender was essentially ignored and excluded from criminological theory. Feminist criminology grew out of the Women’s Movement of the s, in response to the male dominance of mainstream criminology – which meant that not only were women largely excluded from carrying out criminological research, they were also barely considered as subjects of that : Taylor And Francis.

    We draw on theoretical developments in feminist criminology, including the gendered paradigm and pathways perspective, to investigate how situational features of the crime shape sex segregation in violent crime groups. We also explore competing expectations about stability versus change in sex segregation in violent crime groups over time. AFile Size: KB. She wrote a book Women Crime and Criminology that perhaps had the greatest influence and impact on the debate of feminism. In her book she raised some fundamental issues and argued that official crime statistics data and other such data’s are based on conceptual problematic bases.


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Feminism and criminology by Ngaire Naffine Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is a book that should be on any reading list that claims to be interested in feminist criminology. It is thoughtful and thought provoking and will provide an excellent platform from which to develop deeper understandings of the issues that it raises." Sandra Walklate, 5/5(1).

Extremely important in stimulating critical thinking about current directions and reflections in feminism and criminology." International Law. From the Back Cover. This much-needed book is a Feminism and criminology book and accessible account of the contribution of feminist thinking to the study of crime.

Tracing the Feminism and criminology book history of criminology from its Price: $ Feminism and Criminology Article (PDF Available) in Justice Quarterly 5(4) December with 7, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Feminist Criminology is an innovative journal that is dedicated to research related to women, girls, and crime within the context of a feminist critique of criminology.

Published five times a year by SAGE Publications as the official journal of the Division on Women and Crime of the American Society of Criminology, this international. Professor Sandra Walklate, Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology at the University of Liverpool and Kate Fitz-Gibbon, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Monash University, Australia are two editors of a brand new book series – Emerald Studies in Criminology, Feminism and Social Change, and have written this blog to explain the continuing importance of feminist perspectives in Criminology.

FEMINISM AND CRIMINOLOGY IN BRITAIN Loraine Gelsthorpe (Lancaster) and Allison Morris (Cambridge The academic manifestation1 of feminism is a recent development.2 Indeed feminist work within criminology in Britain probably dates from the publi cation of Carol Smart's book Women, Crime and Criminology in Frances.

Feminism is located in my analysis as a vital and vibrant part of critical criminology, not as some add-on or afterthought. In doing so it examines areas of compatibility and contestation in and between feminist approaches and other critical approaches to the study of crime, law and criminal by: 3.

Feminist criminology grew out of the Women’s Movement of the s, in response to the male dominance of mainstream criminology – which meant that not only were women largely excluded from carrying out criminological research, they were also barely considered as subjects of that research.

In this volume, Claire Renzetti traces the development of feminist criminology from the s to the. Book Description. Feminist criminology grew out of the Women’s Movement of the s, in response to the male dominance of mainstream criminology – which meant that not only were women largely excluded from carrying out criminological research, they were also barely considered as.

The Basis Of Feminist Criminology Feminist criminology was created out of the realization that criminology from its beginnings focused on the male criminal and the unlawful acts they committed. When in the fact it could be argued female crime was studied as far back as 's, female criminal activity, its causes and the effects in which it.

criminology, feminist A self-conscious corrective to mainstream criminology and deviance theories (of various kinds), and one with the triple goals of critique, research, and reformulation of the field of inquiry.

It emerged during the s, partly as an outgrowth of both the women's movement and feminism, but also as a response to the so-called new deviance theory and critical criminology. This much-needed book is a concise and accessible account of the contribution of feminist thinking to the study of crime.

Tracing the intellectual history of criminology from its scientific foundations in the nineteenth century to its recent encounters with postmodernism, Naffine discusses the ways in which the discipline has established its priorities and values, and shows how men became and Author: Ngaire Naffine.

Feminist criminology is still a relatively new subfield of criminology. And though developed in the 's, it only began gaining traction within the last 30 years. Feminist Criminology. By Claire M.

Renzetti New York, NY: Routledge, The French philosopher Blaise Pascal once wrote: “I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had the time to make it shorter” (The Provincial Letters, Letter 16).What Pascal was stressing is the difficulty of conciseness and brevity in writing.

The first part of this book examines theoretical considerations, the second methodologies and the third feminist criminology in action. The book aims to show the potential of feminism to transform and transgress both theory and the politics of research and action in criminology. An overview of the contribution of feminism to the study of crime.

It discusses the ways in which criminology has established its intellectual priorities and values, and shows how men became and remain the central interest of the discipline. Feminist criminology evolved when various assumptions and stereotypes This chapter begins with a brief history of feminism in the United States.

To provide a better understanding of feminist theories of crime, it is essential to stress that there is no one feminist perspective.

Rather, there are various femi. Feminist theory is the extension of feminism into theoretical, fictional, or philosophical discourse. It aims to understand the nature of gender examines women's and men's social roles, experiences, interests, chores, and feminist politics in a variety of fields, such as anthropology and sociology, communication, media studies, psychoanalysis, home economics, literature.

feminist criminology—or feminism more generally—as a uniform subfield of intellectual. thought is a misnomer (see Naffine ). Scholars in Australia and New Zealand This book examines Author: Kathryn Henne. Feminist Criminology (FC), published five times a year, is an innovative journal dedicated to research related to women, girls, and crime within the context of a feminist critique of criminology.

The official journal of the Division on Women and Crime of the American Society of Criminology, this international publication focuses on research and.

Feminist criminology: a brief overview --Liberal feminist criminology: liberty, equality, sorority --The subordination of women: Marxist, radical, and socialist feminist criminologies --Identities and intersectionalities: structured action theory, left realism, postmodern feminism, and black/multiracial feminist criminology --Future directions.Feminist criminology grew out of the Women’s Movement of the s, in response to the male dominance of mainstream criminology – which meant that not only were women largely excluded from carrying out criminological research, they were also barely considered as subjects of that research.

In this volume, Claire Renzetti traces the development of feminist criminology from the s to the. This chapter, and indeed Naffine's book as a whole, has many affinities with Young's, Alison recent book Imagining Crime (London: Sage, ), both in the use of unconventional ‘data’ and in the continued hope that criminology can indeed be transformed by : Mariana Valverde.