For this discussion post you will need to review the lecture from section I of the module as well as the article by Franklin and Franklin.
Your task for this discussion is to read the article and draw support from the article to respond to the discussion questions below.
As always, make certain to review the syllabus for guidelines on discussion posts if you are uncertain on how to complete a discussion post.
1. Is the fear of victimization similar or different for men and women? Explain your answer, making certain to draw support from the coursebook and the article.
2. Is fear of crime related to specific offenses? Does this fear vary by gender?
3. According to Franklin and Franklin (2008), what roles does vulnerability and social integration play in one’s fear of victimization?