“Feminist Criminology: Emergence of New Sphere in Modern World”

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Year : 2021 | Volume : | Issue : 2 | Page : 8-12

    Rinsha Narayanan

  1. Student, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Uttar Pradesh, India


Focusing on various facets of the characterization and contribution of women and crime, criminology theory has wrecked the boundaries of feminist science to focus on sole settings and populations, promote access to justice for women and girls, and contribute to policy and practice. These include pragmatic articles that test criminological theory, theoretical articles that advance new theory or integrate existing theory, and valuations of programs and strategies that are relevant to perpetrators, victims, and employees of the criminal justice system. Feminist criminology that has emerged in the late 1960s and early 1970s and can be accredited to the second-wave feminism movement which helped highlight the problems affecting women in public places. One of the most crucial complaints against feminist criminology about traditional criminology’s is their relative disregard in victimization and their tendency to discuss crimes against women as the primary victim and blame the victim. One glaring failure of traditional criminology from a feminist perspective is its insistence on interpreting crime against women from a male perspective.

Keywords: Feminist criminology, criminology, women, victim, feminism, gender

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 4
Issue 2
Received October 16, 2021
Accepted October 22, 2021
Published December 30, 2021