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CRJ 4463Exam 1 Important Topics*Note: This is not an exhaustive list but highlights important areas of your notes to pay attentionto and potential exam questions. Make sure that you read class notes very carefully whenstudying and bring any questions you have to the review class!*Introduction to Gender and Crime-What is the difference between “sex” and “gender”Sex: Biological differences between people who identify as “male” or “female”Gender: Social meaning of those differences (traits considered “masculine” or“feminine”)-Define gender roles and gender normsGender norms: Scripts in society that guide what’s normal behavior for males vs femalesGender roles: Ideals for how males vs females should be and are expected to conform-Understand what is meant by “gendered crime.” Which crimes are dominated by femalesas (a) victims and (b) offenders?-Explain why there is a need to specifically focus on gender and crime in Criminology-Define feminism
-List and describe the 3 waves of feminism. Make sure you can briefly state the focus ofeach wave.
-List the 5 basic principles of the feminist methodPage1of10
1.Acknowledge influence of gender in society2.Challenge the traditional research methodology that doesn’t take context and/or deepermeaning into account3.Increase awareness of gender in methodological process4.Empower women through the participation in research5.Researcher awareness of ethical costs of research and need to protect subjects-Understand the contributions of the feminist method to the field of Criminology-Be familiar with details of the UCR and NCVS data sources/methods. Make sure you areable to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each.UCRCrime only reported to police compiled by FBILargest crime database in USAggregate crime counts for personal and property offensesAdvantages:oTrend analysis over timeoCovers a broad range of crimesoIncludes crimes committed against victims of all agesoDetailed homicide dataLimitations:oOverlooks the “Dark figure the crime”oLack of information about the victim/contextoReliance of the hierarchy ruleOnly includes information of the most serious offense in an incidentNCVS (National Crime Victimization Survey)Goal: Survey a representative sample of members of the nation’s households about thevictimizationLargest victimization survey in US

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