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Social control

Women comply due to socialisation (norms and values)


The private domestic sphere

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


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


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


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