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The object of this paper is to explain gender differences in particular kinds of crime. I intend to do so by utilizing various books and the Internet to briefly explore burglary, prostitution and crime related to a violent nature. In addition, I want to include any charts or statistics I may find of interest and relevance to this essay. It's been stated that the gaps between men and women, and their upbringing, has significantly influenced the crimes they commit and whether they perpetrate crimes at all. Personally, I feel this is a generalisation and may border on stereotyping and discrimination, for example in the event that you asked people who they believed could commit an offence related to football hooliganism they'd often say a guy. To demonstrate evidence to support this announcement I conducted my very brief survey and recorded my own findings. I was alarmed to find that not only did most of the people I asked related the crimes to men, but they then went onto explain them as "a skinhead" "lots of antiques" "lager lout", all very stereotypical roles. It is thought by various sociologists that factors influence us in the length of our upbringing. This belief is supported by Thomas 1967, who said "the girl for a child does not know she has some specific value till she sees it from other people" Internet source, five, 2003. There are two points that people have to know about. The first is that the sex specific role models we are presented with. For instance, a male is generally brought up to be assertive to acquire the objects and the possessions he needs and exhibits a diverse quantity of aggression. A female, on the other hand, is conditioned to be...