Criminal Victimization in South Korea

Kyong Hee Chee, Georgia Southern University

This paper begins an examination of criminal victimization in South Korea utilizing the year 2000 sweep of the International Crime and Victimization Survey (CVS). Victimization patterns based on respondent age, educational background, gender, and other variables ar explored. This paper also examines information on the precursors and aftermath of victimization events. Implications of the findings, as well as potential directions for future research, are discussed.

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