Exploring Bystander Presence and Intervention in Nonfatal Violent Victimization: When Does Helping Really Help?

@article{Hart2008ExploringBP,
  title={Exploring Bystander Presence and Intervention in Nonfatal Violent Victimization: When Does Helping Really Help?},
  author={Timothy C. Hart and Terance D. Miethe},
  journal={Violence and Victims},
  year={2008},
  volume={23},
  pages={637 - 651}
}
The current research explores two important issues related to the study of bystander intervention during nonfatal violent victimization. First, using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), conjunctive analysis of case configurations is conducted to identify the most dominant situational contexts in which a bystander is present during violent crime. Second, the prevalence of responses in which a bystander helps or hurts during these events is determined. Results and the… Expand
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