Victimology_Week 1_Assignment 1

Victimology Scholarly Article Analysis

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.

In your paper, you must:

  • 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.

The Victimology Scholarly Article Analysis

  • Must be two double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style

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