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Revisiting The Non-Ideal Victim (2018)
Book Chapter
Fohring, S. (2018). Revisiting The Non-Ideal Victim. In M. Duggan (Ed.), Revisiting the 'Ideal Victim': Developments in Critical Victimology. Policy Press

In The Ideal Victim, Christie naturally focuses on characterising the Ideal victim and the sociology of the phenomena. Alternatively, in this chapter, I will focus instead on the non-ideal victim and how this sub-group of victims is linked to individ... Read More about Revisiting The Non-Ideal Victim.

What’s in a word? Victims on ‘victim’ (2018)
Journal Article
Fohring, S. (2018). What’s in a word? Victims on ‘victim’. International Review of Victimology, 24(2), 151-164. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269758018755154

Identifying as a victim of crime is a complex process involving both social and personal motivations. This paper utilises data gathered from victims of crime to examine how their thoughts, feelings and reactions to the victim label are influenced by... Read More about What’s in a word? Victims on ‘victim’.

An integrated model of victimization as an explanation of non-involvement with the criminal justice system (2015)
Journal Article
Fohring, S. (2015). An integrated model of victimization as an explanation of non-involvement with the criminal justice system. International Review of Victimology, 21(1), 45-70. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269758014547993

This article presents an integrated theoretical model of victimization supported by both quantitative and qualitative data. By combining and clarifying existing criminological and psychological theory it highlights the influence of victims’ perceptio... Read More about An integrated model of victimization as an explanation of non-involvement with the criminal justice system.

Putting a face on the dark figure: Describing victims who don’t report crime (2014)
Journal Article
Fohring, S. (2014). Putting a face on the dark figure: Describing victims who don’t report crime. Temida časopis o viktimizaciji, ljudskim pravima i rodu, 17(4), 3-18. https://doi.org/10.2298/tem1404003f

Since the inception of large scale victimisation surveys a considerable amount of research has been conducted investigating the so called ‘dark figure’ of unreported crime. Although this figure has consistently hovered around 60% of all victims, rece... Read More about Putting a face on the dark figure: Describing victims who don’t report crime.