Stalking The Bogeymen

The content of this reading can be very disturbing, especially for any one who has been sexually abused, so proceed with caution.  In addition to your original post, you must respond to 2 peers in order to receive full credit. Read this powerful retelling of child rape from the victim’s perspective. The article is entitled Stalking the Bogeymen, Coming to Grips with the Killer Inside Me. It is the self report of David Holthouse who was victimized as a child and he, as an adult, planned to confront and kill his “bogeyman”. You can listen the reading clicking this link and then forwarding it about 8 minutes. https://www.westword.com/news/david-holthouse-confronts-killer-inside-him-on-this-american-life-read-shocking-story-here-5885772 Please view this chart in the picture I uploaded and choose one of a set of questions to answer: I would like you to begin using theory to understand criminal behavior. Read chapters 1-2 and incorporate the material into your response. Your responses (for all discussion forums) should demonstrate that you have read and understand the chapter assigned. In other words, use the chapter material in your discussion responses. Select ONE of the sets of questions to respond to and respond to 2 of your peers (Your response/comments should be an evaluation of their perspective, pose questions for them to consider, and/or elaborate on their ideas in a meaningful way). Please number your response so I know which set of questions you’re addressing. Your original post (your answer to the questions below) should be at least 10 sentences in length for each set of questions. You should use the chapter material in your response to the questions. This is not an opinion post, but an analysis and application response. Here are the questions: 1. EXAMINING CRIMINALS & VICTIMIZATION Under contemporary criminology in Chapter 1, what two theories do you think would be most helpful in understanding the crimes of the author’s bogeyman? Are there elements that we still need to know to formulate a better understanding of the bogeyman’s behavior? Read Chapter 2. How does the chart above reveal failures in the justice system? How do these failures impact report rates? Discuss reasons why victims of sexual violence do not report crime. What reasons did the author give for not telling anyone about his victimization? If someone came to you with a similar experience like the author’s, would advise him or her to report their childhood victimization as an adult? 2. EXAMINING A VICTIM TURNED PREDATOR Under contemporary criminology in Chapter 1, what two theories do you think would be most helpful in understanding the author’s crime planning of killing his rapist? If you were to sit down and interview David Holthouse, what would you want to know as a criminologist in training? Explain the importance of criminology in understanding Holthouse’s plan. The chart above refers to victimization rates and Chapter 2. How can social scientists accurately measure the number of sexually abused victims there are today? Do you think that as a victim, David Holthouse should have a right to justice? What form of justice do you think is appropriate in his case? Do you think offenders who were victims themselves should be treated differently in sentencing? Why, why not? 3. CLASSIC VIEW OF CRIME Compare and contrast two of the three main sociological theories on victims and seeking justice. These are discussed on page 17. How would each theory view Holthouse’s victimization? What form of justice would each theory seek? Which do you agree with and why? In regards to the chart above, which of the 3 theories best explains the discrepancy in numbers (the number of victims versus number of convictions)? Who are most likely to be victims of sexual abuse as far as race, sex, social class? Who are most likely to be offenders of sexual abuse as far as race, sex, social class?   Your original post should be 200 words minimum. Take your time when you are writing your posts. It is best to write TOO MUCH than not enough. You can never “over explain” yourself in any of my online classes.

Struggling to find relevant content? Order a custom essay on
Stalking The Bogeymen
Let our experts save you the hassle
Order Now
Calculate the price
Make an order in advance and get the best price
Pages (550 words)
$0.00
*Price with a welcome 15% discount applied.
Pro tip: If you want to save more money and pay the lowest price, you need to set a more extended deadline.
We know how difficult it is to be a student these days. That's why our prices are one of the most affordable on the market, and there are no hidden fees.

Instead, we offer bonuses, discounts, and free services to make your experience outstanding.
How it works
Receive a 100% original paper that will pass Turnitin from a top essay writing service
step 1
Upload your instructions
Fill out the order form and provide paper details. You can even attach screenshots or add additional instructions later. If something is not clear or missing, the writer will contact you for clarification.
Pro service tips
How to get the most out of your experience with GPA Fix
One writer throughout the entire course
If you like the writer, you can hire them again. Just copy & paste their ID on the order form ("Preferred Writer's ID" field). This way, your vocabulary will be uniform, and the writer will be aware of your needs.
The same paper from different writers
You can order essay or any other work from two different writers to choose the best one or give another version to a friend. This can be done through the add-on "Same paper from another writer."
Copy of sources used by the writer
Our college essay writers work with ScienceDirect and other databases. They can send you articles or materials used in PDF or through screenshots. Just tick the "Copy of sources" field on the order form.
Testimonials
See why 20k+ students have chosen us as their sole writing assistance provider
Check out the latest reviews and opinions submitted by real customers worldwide and make an informed decision.
Other
GOOD
Customer 452813, July 5th, 2022
Social Work and Human Services
The paper is impressive. Very professional and per the instructions
Customer 452533, May 24th, 2021
Other
AWESOME
Customer 452813, July 5th, 2022
Social Work and Human Services
Excellent
Customer 452587, July 28th, 2021
Philosophy
i got the paper a bit late but it is good quality will for sure come back and use this website.
Customer 452611, September 9th, 2021
Nurse
Great work! Thank you for the quality you put in each assignment.
Customer 452707, February 4th, 2022
Criminal Justice
Great work! Followed directions to the latter.
Customer 452485, September 1st, 2021
Social Work and Human Services
Great Work!
Customer 452587, March 16th, 2022
Database design and optimization
thanks for busting this out so expeditiously. I hope that I get a good grade.
Customer 452715, February 19th, 2022
Philosophy
excellent job i will be coming back for any future papers if I have too.
Customer 452611, October 11th, 2021
Nursing
Great writer (Proske). I highly recommend
Customer 452531, July 10th, 2021
Other
GOOD
Customer 452813, July 5th, 2022
11,595
Customer reviews in total
96%
Current satisfaction rate
3 pages
Average paper length
37%
Customers referred by a friend
OUR GIFT TO YOU
15% OFF your first order
Use a coupon FIRST15 and enjoy expert help with any task at the most affordable price.
Claim my 15% OFF Order in Chat