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Flashcards in Feminism- Heidensohn Deck (5)
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1

Social control

Women comply due to socialisation (norms and values)

2

The private domestic sphere

Responsibilities for domestic labour and childcare provide women with less opportunity for crime

3

The public sphere

Women fear sexual violence f the go out alone so they change their behaviour
Women also face the threat of loosing their reputation being called a slag or through gossip

4

The workplace

Women are often subject to sexual harassment
Women also face the issue of a glass ceiling preventing women from rising into senior positions with greater opportunity to commit white collar crimes

5

Conformity and control

Women have more to loose than men
women have the primary responsibility for raising children
Women are socialised to conform & more strictly supervised