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Title: Like taking candy: why does repeat victimization occur?
Authors: Farrell, Graham
Phillips, Coretta
Pease, Ken
Issue Date: 1995
Publisher: © Oxford University Press
Citation: FARRELL, G., PHILLIPS, C. and PEASE, K., 1995. Like taking candy: why does repeat victimization occur? British Journal of Criminology, 35(3), pp. 384-399.
Abstract: An analysis of different types of crimes give some explanations as to why such crimes are repeated. Repeated crimes examined include domestic violence, racial attacks, child sexual abuse, fights, burglary, car theft, shop theft, credit card fraud, and robbery. Common factors show these crimes are repeated because the first offense is not made known to someone in authority, risk of other offenses being detected are low due to victim response, criminal methods used are specific to individual victims, and there is a high probability that there will be other offenders.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/648
ISSN: 0007-0955
Appears in Collections:Published Articles (Social Sciences)
Published Articles (Criminology)

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