• Victimization
    their own victimization, criminologists have come up with many theories as to why victims may play a role in their own victimization. The main theories of victimization include the victim precipitation theory which is broken into 2 parts. The parts of victimization include active and passive...
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  • Victimology
    a criminal. Today, there are a number of theories attempting to explain victimization and its causes. A few of the most common and important theories are the victim precipitation theory, the lifestyle theory and the deviant place theory. The victim precipitation theory suggests that some people...
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  • Victimology
    victimisation, a focus on interpersonal crimes of violence and a concern to identify victims who may have contributed to their own victimisation.” (Marsh, I. Melville, G. 2009) the Main theories to arise from this perspective are victim precipitation, victim culpability, victim proneness and...
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  • Criminology Victimization
    is known as victim precipitation theory. Under this theory there are two categories. There can be active precipitation or passive precipitation. Active precipitation crimes occur when the victim starts the initiation, such as previously stated when a women dresses risqué, or if you start a fight and...
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  • How Serial Rapists Choose Their Victims
    . These repeat offenders know best why they chose one woman over another, and present the best source of information available. Theoretical Arguments Victim Precipitation Theory holds that victims often initiate the consequence which leads to their death, either by threatening or actively...
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  • Victimology
    . This is mainly seen in battered women. They are pushed to the edge and when they finally snap it unfortunately ends in murder. Von Hentig findings provided the blueprint for the victim precipitation theory. Victimology has a four part method. First define the problem, second measure true...
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  • Criminology
    . * An argument precedes a homicide but is expressive. * Sibling offense is an incident that begins the homicide * Sibling offenses into account because they help explain why some robberies end in murder, while others do not. Victim Precipitation * Victim precipitation focuses on...
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  • NYC Bikers vs. Range Rover
    assault a man minding his own business. Even though Lien didn’t intentionally mean to start a quarrel between the two groups he passively aggravated the bikers causing the assault to happen. Victim Precipitation Theory is the view that victims may initiate, either actively or passively, the...
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  • Study Guide
    Victimization • Theories of Victimization – Victim Precipitation Theory • Active precipitation • Passive precipitationVictim Impulsivity Victims and Victimization • Theories of Victimization – Lifestyle Theories • High-Risk Lifestyles • College Lifestyle • Criminal Lifestyle • Victim or...
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  • Policing Notes
    relationship between victims and criminals – Males – Strangers, Females - Know people. Interracial – victims and criminals are of same race. Theories of Victimization 1. Victim precipitation theory a. Victims initiate the confrontation that leads to their victimization b. Active...
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  • Criminal Justice
    injury or death. Victim precipitation theory 47. When the victim exhibits some personal characteristics that unknowingly either threatens or encourages the attacker it is known as: passive precipitation 48. According to Jacques and Wright’s research on criminal careers, for which criminal...
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  • Victomology
    person or animal to satisfy a deity or hierarchy. Over the centuries, the word victim came to have additional meanings. During the founding of victimology in the 1940s, victims were defined as hapless dupes who instigated their own victimizations. This notion of "victim precipitation" was...
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  • Essay
    after he has been drinking because the reward of stealing his valuables is worth the cost of possibly getting arrested. There is also another explanation to how sometimes women and men are victimized due to victim precipitation where the victim brings about there own victimization such as being in a bar and starting a fight mainly brought about by men or women that get drunk and go home with a random guy leaving their friends....
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  • Criminology
    for personal theft. Younger, single people are more often targets than older, married couples. Crime victimization tends to be interracial. Victim precipitation theory suggests that crime victims may trigger attacks by acting provokingly. Some people just live in areas that are magnets for criminals...
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  • Criminal Justice Bl
    crime” (Seigel, 2006). Unlike the victim precipitation theory, the victims do not influence the crime by actively or passively encouraging it, but rather are victimized as a result of being in "bad" areas. In order to lower the chance that one will become the victim of a crime, the individual should...
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  • Cognitive Ability
    ; Aquino & Thau, 2009)—at the individual level (e.g., Aquino et al., 1999; Glomb, 2002), group level (e.g., Aquino & Byron, 2002), and dyadic level (e.g., Aquino & Lamertz, 2004). Drawing on criminology theory in which victim precipitation (Curtis, 1974) and victim elements (Schafer, 1968) are studied...
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  • Review Exam 1
    theory as it applies to rape. Victim precipitation theory, rested on the premise that the psychological makeup of rape victims differentiated them from other women, and therefore the victim’s abnormal psychology resulted in unusual behavior-for example, acceptance of a ride in a car or entering an...
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  • Criminal justice
    precipitation on part of the victim can either be active or passive. Active precipitation exists when the victim knowingly acts in a provocative manner, uses fighting words or threats, or simply attacks first. In cases of rape, courts have presented not-guilty verdicts based upon whether or not the victim...
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  • Criminal Justice
    housed in a mental facility he would be getting away with the crimes he had committed. Because Berkowitz was a cold hearted killer with no remorse for human life and the damage that he has caused to others. A victimization theory that I feel played a role in Berkowitz’s victims becoming crime...
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  • law enforcement
    ?
 know the characteristics of the cognitive dissonance theory vs. the attribution theory.
 know the characteristics in shared responsibility using facilitation, precipitation, and provocation as themes.
 Know the characteristics of two types of victim blamers, i.e. lack of personal...
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