Distinguished Lecture - The Gender of Crime by Nicola Lacey

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IAST welcomes the public to hear from some of the world’s most high-profile thinkers in behavioral economics, law and history as they investigate our ideas about judgment.

2017's second public talk stars Nicola Lacey, London School of Economics:

The Gender of Crime

Why is crime overwhelmingly dominated by men? Legal scholar Nicola Lacey compares the treatment of women in the criminal process with changing attitudes in literature – from wild Moll Flanders to the polite heroines who followed. Early criminologists’ panic about women’s liberation was misplaced: it has not caused a surge in female offenders. But what will the future hold if ideas about female deviance now focus on badness rather than madness?

Lecture in English, open to all
Thursday 16th November
18:00 - 19:30

Amphitheater Cujas

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