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Sexual Scripts and Structured Action: Exploring Gendered Language in Cases of Female Sexual Offending
Few research studies have examined female sexual offending. Furthermore, most of what we know about sexual offending is based on male perpetrators. Our conceptions of female criminals who act outside their designated sexual ...
Fitness, fertility and femininity: Making meaning in the tying of tubes: A feminist discourse analysis of women's sterilization
As a contraceptive technology, women’s sterilization is a medical event that is uniquely situated in relation to the dominant discursive link between women and reproduction. Intended as a contraceptive option that permanently ...
More than just 'notorious': critical considerations of gender in the early history of Kingston Penitentiary
For centuries, scholarship in the area of punishment, prisons and corrections has been generated by a number of different disciplines. It is difficult to argue the fact that there has been a bias in this literature toward ...
The Price of Loyalty: A Gendered Analysis of Consumer Surveillance
Consumer surveillance, seen in the social sorting capabilities of loyalty marketing, is gendered. Using Canadian examples, gender is added to the existing literature on social sorting in relation to class (Burrows and Gane ...
The Reproduction of Social Disadvantage in South Africa: mapping consumer credit scoring onto the ANC’s policy of ‘social transformation’
South Africa has the continent’s most sophisticated banking and credit systems with approximately 19 million credit-active consumers. Their credit profiles are based on automated algorithmic assessments that generate data ...