1. Critically evaluate the contribution of feminist perspectives to criminology.
  2. Critically discuss the relationship between gender, inequality, and victimisation.
  3. How important is feminist thinking for criminology in the 21st century?
  4. To what extent is criminal justice policy and practice gender-informed and to what extent should it be? Discuss, using examples.
  5. ‘Criminology is poorer in all its forms because it has not yet fully accepted and integrated the importance of gender, let alone the interaction of gender with such factors as race and class’. (Frances Heidensohn, 1987, ‘Women and crime: questions for criminology’ in P. Carlen and A Worrall (eds), Gender, Crime and Justice). Is this still the case? Give clear reasons for your answer.
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