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NCJ Number: 41393 Find in a Library
Title: VICTIM PRECIPITATION AND VIOLENT CRIME
Journal: SOCIAL PROBLEMS  Volume:21  Issue:4  Dated:(SPRING 1974)  Pages:594-605
Author(s): L A CURTIS
Corporate Author: Soc for the Study of Social Problems
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 12
Sponsoring Agency: Soc for the Study of Social Problems
Buffalo, NY 14122
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: VICTIM PRECIPITATION IS DEFINED AS IT APPLIES TO INDEX CRIMES, AND ITS ESTIMATED INCIDENCE IN THE UNITED STATES IS REPORTED FROM THE FINDINGS OF A NATIONAL STUDY OF SAMPLES OF POLICE REPORTS ON SERIOUS VIOLENT CRIMES.
Abstract: FINDINGS FROM RELATED STUDIES ARE COMPARED. PROVOCATION APPEARS NOT UNCOMMON IN CRIMINAL HOMICIDE AND AGGRAVATED ASSAULT, LESS FREQUENT BUT STILL EMPIRICALLY NOTEWORTHY IN ROBBERY, AND PERHAPS LEAST RELEVANT IN FORCIBLE RAPE. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)...KAP
Index Term(s): Comparative analysis; Crime surveys; Index crimes; National crime statistics; Studies; Victim crime precipitation; Victimization; Victimology
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