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  • Victimisation
    • Victim Surveys
      • Gain understanding of reality of crime (BCS)
      • Face-to-face survey using interview questions
      • Random sampling to produce representative data
      • Closed questions
    • BCS found a minority of crime is reported to police
      • Majority of crimes are property related
      • Risk of becoming a victim fallen to 22%
      • Women worry more about crime however are most likely to suffer from violent crime
    • Key Example
      • Dobash and Dobash 1980
      • First victim survey on domestic violence
      • Unstructured interviews revealing 42 women living in a refuge
      • Violence in the household became routine


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