This page provides the latest examples of “victimology-bashing” – mistakenly labeling some activities or point of view as “victimology” by people who ought to know better, as explained at length on pp. 21-23 and in Box 1-4 in Chapter One of the Tenth Edition. 

*A professor who denounces hate crime hoaxes is actually angry at what is termed “victimism” in the textbook, but he calls it “victimology.” He declares: “This type of hoax is part and https://spectator.org/hoax-victimology-and-the-search-for-the-black-cat-at-midnight/parcel of the left’s broad agenda of victimology, fraudulence and gimmickry…” This quote is excerpted from a conservative newspaper opinion piece which can be read here.

*A very similar argument is put forward in this opinion piece that appeared on a conservative website. It also condemns false claims by individuals who said they were victims of hate crimes. The title is “Hoax Victimology — and the Search for the Black Cat at Midnight .” Read it here.

*The author of a book questioning efforts to improve the degree of diversity in academia tells an interviewer: “The tribal victimology that characterizes college campuses is now becoming the currency of a surprisingly large sector of the Democratic Party,” as presented here.

A retired sheriff from Milwaukee, known for his provocative statements, penned an attack on his political opponents that was entitled, ‘Cult-Like’ Leftists Rely on ‘Disenfranchisement’ and ‘Victimology’ over Reason. He wrote on a conservative website that “This victimology theme must constantly be renewed.” Read his polemic here.

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