CJ416 Victimology week 3 multiple choice exam

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CJ416 Victimology week 3 multiple choice exam: 1. Which of the following correctly describes the relationship between victimology and criminology? A) Victimology encompasses several sub-disciplines, including criminology. B) Victimology can be considered an area of specialization within criminology. (Crime Victim’s p16) C) Victimologists only study the victims of crimes, and criminologists only study the offenders. D) The two disciplines are similar but there are clearly-defined boundaries between them. 2. In their prosecutorial role, Assistant District Attorneys can take steps to protect victims and witnesses from: (Crime Victim’s Page169) 3. The process in which police completely reject a person’s claim about being the victim of a crime is known as
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4. Victimology is an interdisciplinary field that benefits from the contributions of: 5. Most serial murderers involved in cult related killings are found to be: A) Self-styled Satanists (Serial Killer’s and Their Victim’s p44) B) Hold office in the Church of Satan C) Advanced in their Satanic work D) Tattooed with the number 666 E) Psychos with Ouija boards 6. According to Lombroso’s criminal categories, the habitual criminal engages in crime: 7. Hostages often identify with their captors and develop anger toward the law enforcement officers who are trying to rescue them. This phenomenon is known as
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8. _____ has been applied to situations in which victims played a contributory role in their own demise. 9. The substantial variation between judges in the severity of the punishments they mete out in comparable cases is called: A) allocution. B) bedsheeting. C) sentence disparity. (Crime Victim’s p417) D) blind justice.
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  • Spring '12
  • victim blaming, crime victim

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