Victims can be found throughout all segments of any society. Understanding victims often requires categorizing them by common characteristics (e.g., location, social patterns, etc.). Select three different characteristics by which victims may be categorized. Define the unique characteristics that make a victim a member of each group. Compare and contrast the factors that are used to group these types of victims together. Discuss how grouping victims into these unique groups assists criminology researchers in understanding deviance from the perspective of those directly impacted by crime.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 9:31 am ad1c9bdddf
Select three different characteristics by which victims may be categorized.
I have outlined a response for you to use with your own information and opinions.
Define the unique characteristics that make a victim a member of each group.
Female, non fatal violent victims, fatal victims
1. Victims are female, in an intimate relationship, and treated with violence.
2. Residents of high rise public housing
3. Residential properties and owners
Compare and contrast the factors that are used to group these types of victims together.
1. Non fatal violently victimized women in partnerships are more prevalent than male. The statistical adjustment is approximately 22% to 4% for women vs male victimization. However, overall women are victimized in intimate relationships 21.5 percent, by other relatives, 8.9%, and friend or ...
A review of characteristics of some victims of crime and how this knowledge can help criminologists.
Application of Criminological Theory - You are the vice
principal in charge of discipline at a prestigious school. An
eighth-grade teacher has a problem with one of the students. He is
extremely active and it is difficult for him to quiet him down. The
student comes from a disadvantaged socioeconomic background and the
principal would like to keep him in this prestigious school because he
feels it is in the student's best interests. After school one day, the
teacher discovers this student beating up another student and has to
step in to break up the fight. The teacher has turned to you as the
vice principal in charge of discipline. what do you think should be done? Write your comments in a 1750 to 2850 word paper. Be sure to justify your answer.