Prevalence and dynamics of stalking victimisation in university population

Carolina Villacampa and Alejandra Pujols from Universidad de Lleida

Abstract:


Stalking constitutes a phenomenon that was criminalised in Spain in 2015. Previous research carried out on victimization by stalking shows how the most victimized are young adults, particularly women. This paper shows the most relevant results of a research conducted with a sample of 1.162 university students, women and men, in Spain. It determines the victimization rate caused by stalking amongst social sciences students;victim and stalker profile as well as the dynamic of this victimization are also characterized.

Keywords:


Victimization, Stalking, Prevalence, Stalker.

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Revista Española de Investigación Criminológica (REIC)
ISSN: 1696-9219
Criterios LATINDEX: 33 de 36
Índice de impacto: 0.153
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