Victimisation

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1. Who did research into survivours of domestic abuse?

  • Walklate - Found many women were undermined by verbal & physical abuse
  • Kelly - Found many women were undermined by verbal & physical abuse
  • Kelly - Found many men were undermined by verbal abuse
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2. What is an evaluation of feminist victim surveys?

  • Interviewer bias from feminists, Encourage women to exagerate & use narrow definition of victimisation that others wouldnt accept, ignore/play down male victimisation, New Right see conflict as natural in intimacy
  • Interviewer bias from feminists, Encourage women to exaggerate & use wide definition of victimisation that others wouldnt accept, ignore/play down male victimisation, New Right see conflict as natural in intimacy
  • Interviewer bias from feminists, Encourage women to exaggerate & use wide definition of victimisation that others wouldnt accept, ignore/play down male victimisation, Functionalists see conflict as natural in intimacy

3. What did the CSEW find out about the impact of crime on people?

  • Worried about crime - women 21% men 8% (twice as liekly), peak age - women 16-24yrs old (28%), Fear of crime has impact on life - 2/5ths women men 1/3rd for moderate of high impact on quality of life
  • Worried about crime - women 21% men 8% (twice as liekly), peak age - women 16-24yrs old (28%), Fear of crime has impact on life - 2/5ths men women 1/3rd for moderate of high impact on quality of life
  • Worried about crime - men 21% women 8% (twice as liekly), peak age - women 16-24yrs old (28%), Fear of crime has impact on life - 2/5ths women men 1/3rd for moderate of high impact on quality of life

4. What evidence supports the victimisation of young people?

  • Over a third of youths (10-15) had one personal crime in 12 months, more thefts for 16-17yrs than 10-11, Repeat victimisation for violence high for youths, 19% of 10-15yrs old had 5+ in 12months, youth victims risks-offenders, male, not ethnicity
  • Over a third of youths (10-15) had one personal crime in 12 months, more thefts for 16-17yrs than 10-11, Repeat victimisation for violence high for youths, 19% of 10-15yrs old had 5+ in 12months, youth victims risks-offenders, male, ethnicity
  • Over half of youths (10-15) had one personal crime in 12 months, more thefts for 16-17yrs than 10-11, Repeat victimisation for violence high for youths, 19% of 10-15yrs old had 5+ in 12months, youth victims risks-offenders, male, not ethnicity

5. What was the first victim survey carried out on domestic violence?

  • Dobash & Dobash - Used two female researchers, 109 unstructured interviews with women victims of domestic violence, 23% attacked before marriage, violence becomes normal, women thought had right to punish them, men blame themselves
  • Dobash & Dobash - Used two female researchers, 109 unstructured interviews with women victims of domestic violence, 23% attacked before marriage, violence becomes normal, men thought had right to punish them, women blame themselves
  • Walklate - Used two female researchers, 109 unstructured interviews with women victims of domestic violence, 23% attacked before marriage, violence becomes normal, men thought had right to punish them, women blame themselves

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