14a - Victims Rights? When we are dealing with deviant...

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Conflict Among Deviants In a conflict deviant act, the perpetrator forces the interaction on an unwilling other, or an act that began with cooperation turns with one party enforcing their will over the other. The core of the interaction is hostility.
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Acts of Conflict These acts can be carried out through secrecy, trickery, or physical force. Part of the interaction between the perpetrator and the victim is not only controlling the situation to achieve their ends, but to control the victim’s perception of what is going on.
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Basics of Conflict Almost all conflict acts end up with one person or group taking something from the other (goods or services) against their will. Kidnapping, blackmail, fraud, arson, assault, rape, murder, molestation, bullying, etc. What are some other types of conflict acts?
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Unformatted text preview: Victims Rights? When we are dealing with deviant groups or individuals, what recourse does the victim of conflict have? Most of the victims in these types of conflict situations cannot go to the police or seek out other legitimate sources of help. For instance, the prostitute who cannot go to the police when raped or beaten. Or doctor for medical check-ups without fear of being arrested. The drug smuggler who cannot get help when their product is stolen and they are beaten. This brings up the question, does the catagorization of some acts as being deviant, protect those involved, or help to criminalize and therefore victimize some participants? I leave this for you to decide for yourselves....
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