• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Gender Entrapment Theory

  • By: Lisa R. Muftić & Rebecca D. Foster
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

Gender entrapment theory is a specific micro-level theory that attempts to explain the involvement of battered African American women in crime. Gender entrapment directly refers to the process that African American women who commit illegal activities undergo in response to the ...

    • Loading...
    locked icon

    Sign in to access this content

    Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

    • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
    • Read modern, diverse business cases
    • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles