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The Age-Graded Consequences of Victimization

Abstract A large body of research links victimization to various harms. Yet it remains unclear how the effects of victimization vary over the life course, or why some victims are more likely to experience negative outcomes than others. Accordingly, this study seeks to advance the literature and inform victim service interventions by examining the effects of violent victimization and social ties on multiple behavioral, psychological, and health-related outcomes across three distinct stages of the life course: adolescence, early adulthood, and adulthood. Specifically, I ask two primary questions: 1) are the consequences of victimization age-graded? And 2) are the effects of social ties in mitigating the consequences of victimization age-graded?

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Created Date 2015
Contributor Turanovic, Jillian Juliet (Author) / Reisig, Michael D (Advisor) / Wright, Kevin A (Committee member) / Holtfreter, Kristy (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Criminology / Add Health / Adulthood / Life course / Social ties / Victimization / Violence
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 293 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Criminology and Criminal Justice 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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