Crime & Deviance- Victimology

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  • Created on: 25-04-19 11:55
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  • Crime & Deviance- Victimology
    • Christie ('86)
      • Victim = social construct
      • Being victim depends on time,place & person
      • If victimof identity theft but do not known it are they victim?
      • Murder has clear victims
    • Miers ('89)
      • Can see patterns in victims (i.e. gender, age, etc) via OCS
      • Info used effectivly to counteract crime and attempt to prevent
      • Positivist Victimologist
    • Mawby & Walklate ('94)
      • Domestic violoence overlooked = Victims overlooked
      • Perpetrators rarley taken to court = Example of patriarchal society
      • Feminist Victimologists
    • Whyte ('03)
      • Victim can be blamed for crime due to CJS
      • I.e. sexual assult balmed on victim as wore inappropriate clothing
      • Victim even more powerless- should not be tolerated
      • Backed up by media

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