victimology

victimology

Grace needs you to provide information from 8 of the following 12 areas of discussion: 3-4 pages. min 3 refrences

  • Give a definition of victimology.
  • What is the history of victimology, and how has it developed?
  • Explain how it is different from criminology, sociology, or psychology.
  • Who established the first safe houses for battered women? Where and when were these safe houses established?
  • Who established the first rape crisis centers? Where and when were these centers established?
  • How has the Civil Rights movement contributed to antidiscrimination efforts and the establishment of hate crime legislation and policy?
  • What role have children’s rights groups played in highlighting the problems that child victims face in the criminal justice system?
  • Which organizations might she contact that provide specific advocacy for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, and homicide?
  • What services are not provided by government crime compensation programs?
  • Explain the need for all states to require mandatory reporting by religious organizations of child abuse by clergy.
  • How can the media be used to affect change in states that do not yet require mandatory reporting?
  • Research the clergy abuse in a state of your choice, and answer the following:
    • If mandatory reporting exists, how long has this been a requirement? What organizations are involved in tracking and helping the victims with this type of abuse?
    • If mandatory reporting does not exist, what alternative processes exist for reporting clergy abuse?

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