Unformatted text preview: Victimization- -Poor more likely that affluent to be victimized -Urban centers have higher rates -AA/Hisp. /White- greatest to least in personal victimization -Males more victimized than females -Teens have highest rates Patterns lead to Questions- -Why is the US so violent?-Why are there regional differences?-What accounts for the rural/ city differences?-Why are there gender differences?-What of the age differential?-Can any theory account for all there differences?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course CRJS 100 taught by Professor Stew during the Fall '11 term at Maryland.
- Fall '11