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OTTO POLLACK.docx

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Criminology
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CRIM 2416
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K.Chin

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OTTO POLLACK  Wrote The Criminality of Women in 1950  Women inherently deceitful because of their anatomy.  Men needed to achieve an erection in order to fulfill their sexual roles, whereas women could fake it  Because women learned to be deceitful, they could engage in crimes like shoplifting or theft from an employer – and not be caught  Women committed many crimes that went undetected, because their ability to be deceitful o Under represented in criminal statistics because they know how to get away with it and anatomical differences A RESPONSE TO STRUCTURAL FUNCTIONALISM**  Emerging interest in feminist studies in sociology a rejection of structural functionalist perspective  Structural functionalists saw gender-based divisi
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