Study Questions

Consider the following questions to check your understanding.

  1. What does criminology and victimology tell us about men as victims of crime?
  2. Assess the adequacy of the criminal justice response to the specific needs of male victims of crime.
  3. Critically explore the reasons why young men are so vulnerable when it comes to becoming the victim of violent crime.
  4. Assess critically the claim made in this chapter that we ought to recognize the anti-social behaviour of boys as a form of victimization.
  5. What practical steps can be taken to reduce the victimization of men?