Understanding Theories of Criminal Victimization

@article{Meier1993UnderstandingTO,
  title={Understanding Theories of Criminal Victimization},
  author={R. Meier and Terance D. Miethe},
  journal={Crime and Justice},
  year={1993},
  volume={17},
  pages={459 - 499}
}
Current theories of victimization have generated a sizable body of empirical research, mostly within the last two decades. The two most widely known perspectives, lifestyle-exposure and routine activities theories, have been the object of much current thinking and empirical testing, but their maturation has been hampered by many of the same problems impeding theories of criminality. These include inadequate attention to variation by type of crime, compartmentalized thinking, poor links between… Expand
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