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What did Von Hentig talk about?
Victim Proneness and born victim
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What did Mendelsohn talk about?
6 fold typology, innocent and guilty
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What data do positivist victimologists prefer?
Quantitative eg offical statistics
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What are some of the harms mentioned by Krug 2002?
Psychological, financial, sexual
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What is secondary victimisation?
Feeling as if you have been further victimised by CJS
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Why might a victim not get compensation?
Not co-operative, criminal record, behaviour
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What are some features of the ideal victim as said by Christie?
Weak, offender is big and bad, a stanger
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Problems with Official Statistics
Ignores dark figure of crime
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Benefits of Victim Surveys
See the dark figure of crime/ hidden figure
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Sociologist associated with Critical Victimology
Walklate - Similar to radical victimology
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Critical Victimology
Victim focused policy making
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2 points of Radical Victimologists
Crime focused geographically and socially on most vulnerable sections of society. Impact of victimisation is a product of risk rates and vulnerability
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Critiques of Victimology
Ignores random harm, state crime, victimless crimes
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Why are men ignored as victims
Rarely fit in as the ideal victim
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What types of data to Radical Victimologists prefer?
Qualitative
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What did Mendelsohn talk about?

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6 fold typology, innocent and guilty

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What data do positivist victimologists prefer?

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What are some of the harms mentioned by Krug 2002?

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What is secondary victimisation?

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