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Criminals and Victims$
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W. David Allen

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780804762526

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.001.0001

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Self-Protection Against Crime Victimization

Self-Protection Against Crime Victimization

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(p.155) Chapter 7 Self-Protection Against Crime Victimization
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Criminals and Victims
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0007

As a means of preventing crime victimization, people engage in various forms of self-protection. This chapter presents an empirical analysis of self-protection behavior using data on U.S. university students. It focuses on how variation in factors affecting the likelihood of victimization, social exposure risk, and potential loss incurred in the event of victimization affect the self-protection decision. The logit models incorporate variables that ascertain student respondents' opinions with respect to the seriousness of specific crimes on or near campus and whether they sustained specific crimes previously at their current universities.

Keywords:   victimization, self-protection, social exposure, crimes, universities, university students

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