Select and analyze a scholarly article on victimology. You may use this week’s required readings to guide you in your selection of a contemporary victimology article. In a critical analysis of the article, evaluate empirical data regarding crime victims.
Summarize the article’s thesis and main points in one to two paragraphs.
Evaluate the relevance of the data used to support the thesis of the article. In your evaluation, include the author(s) research methods and target population.
Provide examples of either the presence of bias or lack of bias evidenced by the author(s).
Critique the accuracy, acceptability, strengths, weaknesses, and overall soundness of the article. In your critique, consider whether or not the authors persuaded you with their viewpoints.
Explain the contributions the article has brought to your understanding of victimology.