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By Martin S. Greenberg

Analyzing the findings of 20 stories, regarding greater than 5,000 humans, this e-book explores the choice making means of the crime sufferer within the fast aftermath of victimization. utilizing a wide variety of leading edge study recommendations, the authors investigate the results of rape, theft, housebreaking, and robbery on contributors from varied nationalities and ethnic backgrounds. This paintings can be of worth to those that paintings at once with crime sufferers, and to researchers who're drawn to the method of determination making lower than demanding circumstances.

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Few were suspicious of the manipulations (just 8%), and most appeared to be 30 CHAPTER 2 highly involved in the task. This was suggested by their high level of productivity. They completed an average number of 14 worksheets during the lO-minute work period. A further indication of their involvement could be seen in participants' reactions to the evidence showing that they were victims of a theft. Many exhibited nonverbal signs of tension such as nervous laughter, running their fingers through their hair, lighting a cigarette, and pacing about the secretary's office.

PARTICIPANT: No! I don't want to cause him any embarrassment. I think I'm more embarrassed than he is. Tests of the Hypotheses Across all conditions the percentage of participants notifying the police was 31%. Participants were judged to have reported if they had a report score of 3 or higher, that is, if they reached for the phone either spontaneously or in response to one of the secretary's prods. , magnitude of theft, race of thief, proximity of thief). 05, (see Table 2-1). Post hoc comparisons using Duncan's multiple-range test showed that when the thief had left the premises (thief-absent), victims of a $20 theft were more likely to call the police than were victims of a $3 theft.

At the end of the work period, their productivity would be compared, and the person who produced less would pay the other the appropriate amount from the funds provided her or him. The magnitude of the theft was manipulated by giving participants either $20 or $3, by having them sign a receipt for the money, and then by having them lose the money in the competition. In the $20-10ss condition, each completed worksheet was worth $3, whereas in the $3-10ss condition, the completed sheets were each worth 50 cents.

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