Review Guide - Exam 2Vict_SS

Review Guide - Exam 2Vict_SS - Review Guide Examination II...

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Review Guide Examination II Exam covers the information on victimization through social structural theories of crime (Chapt. 3-6). Topics to focus on: 1) Victimization a. Definition of victimology b. Primary data source c. Nature of victimization in the US - Social ecology - Victim household’s - Victim characteristics - Victim/offender relationships - Victimization trends d. Theories of victimization 2) Classical Theory vs. Positivist Theory a. Tenets of each perspective b. How do they differ? c. What theories have come from these two perspectives 3) Choice Theories of Crime a. Classifications of Choice Theories of Crime b. Rational Choice Theory (what does it say) c. Routine Activities Theory - Elements - What does the theory say? - Applications (when would crimes most likely occur under what circumstances? d. Deterrence Theory - General Deterrence (what is it, assumptions) - Specific Deterrence (what is it, assumptions) - Incapacitation effect - - Brutalization Effects e. Incapacitation f. Program and Policy tied to rational choice
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course CCJ 3014 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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