The Phenomena of Multiple Victimization. The Relationship between Personal and Property Crime Risk
- Elderly crime victims: The double sorrow. Young, M.A.; Stein, J.H. // Aging;1990, Issue 360, p36
Discusses the serious impact of crime on the elderly. Fear of crime; The trauma of experiencing the crime or that of a loved one; Injuries; Life-long effects of crime on the elderly; Two ways victim services can be more effective.
- One adult in four, victimized. Grace, Kevin Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/4/94, Vol. 21 Issue 29, p21
Discusses data compiled in a recent Statistics Canada survey which investigated crime rates. Number of Canadians who say that they've been the victims of crime in the last year; Further analysis.
- Keep crime away. Peterson, R.W. // Boys' Life;Dec91, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p15
Suggests steps you can take to avoid becoming a crime victim. Do not carry lots of cash; Mark valuable items with your name and social security number; Join an anti-crime group.
- Opportunity knocks. Castleman, Michael // Mother Jones;May/Jun95, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p26
Focuses on significant risk factors for becoming a victim of crime. Ignorance of crime rates and incidences in the neighborhood; Lack of caution in securing properties; Feeling of alienation; Increasing fearfulness with age.
- Criminals belong in jail. Bethell, T. // Washington Monthly;Feb89, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p68
Describes how victims of crimes are threatened by freed suspects. (This article first appeared in 1976.)
- Behaviour & development. Headley, Susan // Youth Studies Australia;Mar1998, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p58
Presents an abstract entitled `Community and Dating Violence Among Adolescents: Perpetration and Victimization,' by S. Malic, S.B. Sorrenson et al published in the periodical `Journal of Adolescent Health.'
- Celebrity victims. Rose, F. // New York;7/31/89, Vol. 22 Issue 29, p38
Discusses victims of violent crimes and how media coverage portrays these victims as heroes fighting back against crime. How victims are standing up for their legal and moral rights; Examples.
- Running scared. Lampert, H. // New York;2/19/90, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p28
Account of the author's anguished attempt to put her life back together after being stabbed in a random attack while jogging on the East River esplanade in New York City. The attack and its immediate aftermath; Terror and anxiety during the following months; Talking to other crime victims;...
- Welcome to the system. Buchsbaum, Herbert // Scholastic Update;9/4/92, Vol. 125 Issue 1, p6
Presents the impressions of five young people who have experienced the United States justice system, either as criminals or as victims. The system worked for some of the young people, but didn't for others.
- Fighting back. Smith, Eric L. // Black Enterprise;May96, Vol. 26 Issue 10, p30
Reports that crime victims and their families are fighting back against a justice system that neglects them. Increase in the number of civil rights movements espousing victims' rights; Funding for the needs of crime victims; Benefits paid to crime victims.