Criminology Gender Blind

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‘’Is criminology "gender-blind" : women and crime’’ Brilly Amancio 04-10-2013 Criminal Justice 212 Criminology Prof: Christopher Geraghty Brilly Amancio Is criminology "gender-blind" : women and crime( by and against) Woman in Criminology has a really big change from back in the days till now. Before woman where not that involved in crime either if it was in the good side like being a cop, detective, lieutenant, or of it was in the bad side, as to being the one committing the crime. Criminology, as with all academic disciplines, was a male-dominated sphere. Men regarded the world through a very narrow lens, and the experiences of women rarely provoked serious interest. Back in the days woman…show more content…
According to Wikipedia men are more likel to become incarcerated then woman would and this is their their facts ‘’ In the United States, men are much more likely to be incarcerated than women. Nearly 9 times as many men (5,037,000) as women (581,000) had ever at one time been incarcerated in a State or Federal prison at year end 2001. However, women are the fastest-growing demographic group in prison. [1]. In 2004, males were almost 10 times more likely than females to commit murder, including rape-homicides. However, men are also far more likely than women to be the victims of violent crime, with the exception of rape. There my be a lot of explanations for this like men are more likely to be more aggressive than woman so they tend to get in more altercations and tend to act out of rage more than woman do. Young teenagers have become really popular in the juvenile system. The number of female teenagers has increased a lot in the juvenile system as to the number of female teenagers that are dropping out of school or just kicked out for their irrational behavior. Still so male is the biggest crime predator in everyone’s eye, everyone is conscious of how the number of female criminal has increased men is still the number one target. I this unfair? Yes it is yes in a lot of cases woman are treated harshly but like like in every case that males do. Bibliography:
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