Victim-offender Overlap

Does being involved in acts of criminality negate an individual’s status as a ‘deserving’ victim?

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Traditionally, criminologists and the criminal justice system have considered offenders and victims as two distinct groups, completely different from each other. This assumption was based on the considerable body of evidence that suggests that victims and offenders are very much different from each other (Broidy et al. 2006).




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Criminology & Psychology Student. Academic & Creative Writer.

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