Feminist criminology

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Feminist criminology grew out of the Women’s Movement of the 1970s, in response to the male dominance of mainstream criminology – which meant that not only were women largely excluded from carrying out criminological research, they were also barely considered as subjects of that research.


• black/multiracial feminist criminology.

She shows how these perspectives have made a great impact on the discipline, the academy, and the criminal justice system, but also highlights the limitations of this influence.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages144
ISBN (Electronic)9780203930311
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2013 Claire M. Renzetti.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gender Studies
  • Law


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