What is victimization?

  • (noun): Adversity resulting from being made a victim.
    Example: "His victimization infuriated him"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on victimization:

Relational Aggression - Consequences of Victimization
... low self-esteem occasionally distress due to victimization can also result in physical symptoms such as wetting, abdominal pain, or/and headaches ... Decreased academic engagement due to victimization can have some long term consequences as victim's lower educational attainment in adulthood leads to ...
Left Realism - Theoretical Contributions - Crime Statistics and Local Victimization Surveys
... Left realists argue that the national victimization research, such as the British Crime Survey, can been used to give an average risk rate that ignores the variations in crime ... According to Young, "The (local) victimization survey accurately provides a map of the problems of an area ... traced would correspond to those areas of high criminal victimization.. ...
Effects And Aftermath Of Rape - Secondary Victimization
... This phenomenon is known as secondary victimization ... Secondary victimization is the re-traumatization of the sexual assault, abuse, or rape victim through the responses of individuals and institutions ... Types of secondary victimization include victim blaming and inappropriate post-assault behavior or language by medical personnel or other organizations with which the ...
Precrime - Postcrime
... A common use of the word is in the term "postcrime victimization" (aka "secondary victimization") defined legally as postcrime victimization - problems which follow from ...
Victimology - Victimization Rate in United States
... The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is a tool to measure the existence of actual, rather than reported crimes—the victimization rate ... The National Crime Victimization Survey is the United States' "primary source of information on crime victimization ... nearly 134,000 persons on the frequency, characteristics and consequences of criminal victimization in the United States ...

More definitions of "victimization":

  • (noun): An act that exploits or victimizes someone (treats them unfairly).
    Example: "Paying Blacks less and charging them more is a form of victimization"
    Synonyms: exploitation, victimisation, using