Copyright

Ch 4: Victims & Victimization in Criminal Justice

About This Chapter

Learn about victimization through the quick and comprehensive lessons offered in this chapter. Take the self-assessment quizzes to make sure you understand the material.

Victims & Victimization in Criminal Justice - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Watch the flexible and engaging video lessons presented in this chapter to get an overview of the concept of victimization. You'll view lessons that look at the cost of victimization and some of the routine activities that are associated with the risk of victimization. The professional instructors who teach these lessons will also introduce you to the Office for Victims of Crime. When you've finished watching the videos in this chapter, you'll understand:

  • Lifestyle factors that increase victimization risk
  • The definition of victim
  • The purpose for the Office for Victims of Crime

Video Objectives
The Concept & Cost of Victimization in Criminal Justice Understand what a victim is and define the concept of victimization. Discuss the cost of victimization.
Understanding Victimization Risk: Lifestyle Factors & Routine Activities Explore the link between lifestyle and victimization. Identify routine activities connected to the risk of victimization.
The Office for Victims of Crime: History, Role & Purpose Examine the purpose of this office and trace its history. Discuss the role that the office serves.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support