Response Paper 1
In our society people who are victimized are often blamed for their misfortunes and predicaments.
A rape victim is erroneously said to have dressed or behaved in such a way as to entice the rapist.
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1. Describe and define “victim blaming”.
Cite a minimum of 2 resources online to support the description.
2. Identify 2 ways in which people who are victimized in our society and are often blamed for their misfortunes and situations.
Cite a minimum of 1 news story (video or print) online that discusses your selected a victim situation.
3. Then consider based on what you have identified – how this practice of blaming the victim might be changed in a constructive way. What actions can be taken by social workers?
Cite a minimum of 1 source – article, textbook, research paper, etc.