Study Questions

Consider the following questions to check your understanding.

  1. Account for the different nature of male and female offending behaviour.
  2. Assess the relevance of the concept of hegemonic masculinity for explaining the crime and disorder of men.
  3. Evaluate the contribution that the psychosocial approach can make to our comprehension of male crime and anti-social behaviour.
  4. Outline and analyse the different ways in which the human rights of male offenders may be threatened.
  5. Critically assess the usefulness of the distinction between men as beneficiaries and men as inhibitors of human rights in relation to the crimes of men.