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.

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.

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