Fractal : Revista de Psicologia
versão On-line ISSN 1984-0292
MARTINS, Simone. Woman in criminology: from degenarate to victim, always under social penal control. Fractal, Rev. Psicol. [online]. 2009, vol.21, n.1, pp. 111-123. ISSN 1984-0292. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1984-02922009000100009.
This article presents figures reffering to woman in criminology, as discusses its repercussions in the Brazilian penal code. Identified in positive criminology the figure of the nate criminal related to prostitution, masculine woman and atavistic; as well as the victim, is her a criminal dependent of a man, or is it by the necessity of protection from the Government. These figures have in common serve to social control of woman. In opposition, in feminist criminology it is identified the figure of the emancipated woman that does not search in penal law the solution of conflicts related socially, economically and politically.
Palavras-chave : criminology; woman; stigma; penal system.