Crime and Deviance - Victimology


Where does victimology data come from?

  • Police and court statistics 
  • Crime survey for England and Wales (CSEW)
  • Local victim surveys 

Hidden victims

  • Statistics fail to recognise domestic violence, offences against the young, crime that arent declared due to embarrassment, wishing to protect the offender 

Victim blaming 

  • Amir - **** victims are the cause of theor crime ( alcohol, wearing revealling clothing, seductive actions)


  • Primary victimisation - first phase as a victim 
  • Secondary victimisation - this is the negative attitudes someone such as a **** victim might…


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