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    Older citizens report less victimization than teens. What reasons could help account for such a wide disparity in victimization? Explain.

    Discuss some reasons why youths engage in high risk behaviors. Are juveniles rational actors who weigh the costs and benefits of their actions, or are they more impulsive and easily swayed by peer pressure?

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    1) Older citizens report less victimization than teens. What reasons could help account for such a wide disparity in victimization? Explain.

    Older citizens may report less victimization than teens because they may not have the confidence to report a wrongdoing, and/or don't think it's really worth the effort at their age to fight against victimization. With ...

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    Age and victimization rates are considered.

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