The various theories that exist about victimology help to set the stage for understanding how individuals become victims. Victimization theories that stem back to the 1940s still support contemporary viewpoints and issues that plague victims.
Write 400600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts ideas and comments. Be substantive and clear and use examples to reinforce your ideas. APA Format & References
Select and discuss two victimization theories and compare and contrast how they address the various behaviors that lead to individuals becoming victims.
Select from the following theories:
Mendelsohns theory of victimization (the 6 categories)
Von Hentigs theory of victimization (3 categories)
Stephen Schafers functional responsibility
Wolfgangs study of homicide
Karmens theory of victimization
Attached are my notes & references for these two theories but may choose different ones to compare & contrast
(Routine activities approach——– Lifestyle theory————————)
Routine activities approach
Opportunity model of victimization
Victims contribution to the crime
How are the theories different in their victim assessments? Explain.
How are the theories similar in the victim assessments? Explain.