Should a victim’s behavior be considered when determining why a crime occurred?Explain
Victimology and theories of victimization
One of the more contentious issues that has emerged from the field of Victimology:has been victim precipitation theory or the concept that crime victims are an active participant in their victimization by somehow provoking the criminal acts of the offender.
Answer 3 questions below. Can use textbook plus out side source.
- What are your thoughts on victim precipitation theory?
- Should a victim’s behavior be considered when determining why a crime occurred?
Is it possible to examine how a victim’s characteristics or behaviors contributed to their victimization without engaging in victim blaming?
Text book below.
Ch 1 and 2.
Victimology: A Text/Reader. (2018). 2e. Daigle Leah E. Thousand Oaks CA: SAGE Publications Inc.