CHAPTER 4 study exam

CHAPTER 4 NAME______________________________ 1. Victims began to attract more attention in the late 1960's as the growing crime rate and urban unrest heightened interest in law and order. 2. People can be victimized in many different ways, but only sometimes are the victims of actual crimes. 3. Expanding the definition of victims and victimization , the term institutional implies that the very structure of society is one that inherently oppresses, subtly or more overtly, the poor, women, and people of color. 4. No universally accepted definition of crime victim exists. 5. Urban areas have higher victimization rates than suburban or rural areas. 6. For the combined measure of violence, males have a higher victimization rate than females. 7. Women experience almost all of the rape victimization reported to NCVS interviewers and almost all the assaults by family members and other intimates. 8. African Americans and Latinos have slightly higher victimization rates than non-Latino whites. 9. Contact Crime includes robbery, sexual incidents, physical assaults, and threats. 10.For overall victimization , the U.S. prevalence rate was only average. 11.The lower the income the higher the rate of victimization . 12.Although people 65 and older are more fearful than younger people of crime, their victimization is much lower. 13. Victims report that offenders were under the influence of alcohol or drugs in almost half of all the violent crimes. 14. 43% of violent and property occur at night and the largest proportion of violent crimes occur at or near the victim's home, at school, and on the street away from the victim's home. 15.Almost 32% of all crimes involving nonstrangers occur in the victim's home . 16.According to NCVS respondents, weapons are used in 20% of all violent crime
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