WDW101Y1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, Arson

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Gender differences in crime and criminal justice outcomes. Limitations of the theories, why some crimes fit better to one theory then the others. Percent of violent crimes committed by male and female offenders in canada, 2003 ucr statistics. Male dominant in violent crimes, homicide, attempted murder, assaults, sexual assaults and robbery. Women 58% in abduction (custody wise, taking their children into hiding) Percent of property crimes committed by male and female offenders in canada, Huge overrepresentation in property crimes in regards to males. Percent of other crimes committed by male and female offenders in canada, 2003 ucr. Male dominant in other crimes, mischief, arson, weapon, impaired driving and drug offences. Prostitution has a close parody between male 51%, female 49% Proportion of all crimes, by crime type and gender, 2003 ucr statistics. Huge increase of crime in early 1960s to 1970s. Violence is growing at a steady rate.

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