Deviant Lifestyles, Proximity to Crime, and the Offender-Victim Link in Personal Violence

@article{Sampson1990DeviantLP,
  title={Deviant Lifestyles, Proximity to Crime, and the Offender-Victim Link in Personal Violence},
  author={R. J. Sampson and J. Lauritsen},
  journal={Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency},
  year={1990},
  volume={27},
  pages={110 - 139}
}
  • R. J. Sampson, J. Lauritsen
  • Published 1990
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency
  • This article assesses the theoretical and empirical status of offense activity and proximity to offending for explaining personal victimization. Our theoretical approach to the often-neglected linkage between offending and victimization is derived from recent revisions of lifestyle-routine activity theory (Jensen and Brownfield 1986; Garofalo 1987). Analyses of two national surveys of victimization in England and Wales suggest that offense activity—whether violent or minor deviance (e.g… CONTINUE READING
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