Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400 600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:
Select and discuss two victimization theories, and compare and contrast how they address the various behaviors that lead to individuals becoming victims.
You may select from the following theories:
Mendelsohn s theory of victimization (the 6 categories)
Von Hentig s theory of victimization (3 categories)
Stephen Schafer s functional responsibility
Wolfgang s study of homicide
Karmen s theory of victimization
Routine activities approach
Opportunity model of victimization
Victim s contribution to the crime
How are the theories different in their victim assessments Explain.
How are the theories similar in the victim assessments Explain.