Handbook of LGBT Communities, Crime, and Justice by Dana Peterson, Vanessa R. Panfil

By Dana Peterson, Vanessa R. Panfil

Contemporary students have all started to discover non-normative sexual orientation, gender id, and gender expression in a becoming victimization literature, yet little or no learn is targeted on LGBTQ groups’ styles of offending (beyond intercourse paintings) and their stories with police, the courts, and correctional associations. This guide, the 1st of its type in Criminology and legal Justice, will holiday new floor by means of providing a radical remedy of all of those under-explored concerns in a single interdisciplinary quantity that includes present empirical work.

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1973; Young 1986). Left realists criticized criminological frameworks for being overly abstract and impractical under the new conservative administration, and rejected the notion of Marxist criminologists that members of the working class were concerned with crimes of the rich. Left realists called for practical solutions to address crime, which in their view disproportionately affected working-class people. In calling for this shift, early left-realist perspectives ignored LGBTQ people. The few included discussions of homosexuality focused on whether homosexuality was a form of deviance (Pearson 1975; Taylor et al.

This thesis has two elements, which I label the deviance-centered element and the invisibility element. The deviance-centered element applies to discussions of sexual orientation, gender identity, and LGBTQ populations in the field until about the 1970s. It argues that these discussions contained the degrading characterizations of LGBTQ people described above. Although some criminologists disagreed with these characterizations, the discipline as a whole engaged with sexual orientation and gender identity insofar as determining whether being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender was or was not a form of deviancy itself.

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