Learning Objectives

  • An overview of the notion of globalization.
  • An exploration of the relationship between globalization and existing forms of criminal behaviour.
  • A demonstration of how globalization and its impact on offending and victimization are gendered.
  • A consideration of the growing interest in comparative criminology.
  • An assessment of the issue of globalization and the challenges and opportunities it poses for coming to terms with the gendering of crime in global and local contexts.