doc. PhDr. Ludmila Čírtková, CSc.
The article gives an analysis of factors increasing the risk of victimization. The author deals with question, what makes us victims of crime. Different theories and studies of victimisation are compared. The author emphasises the conclusion, that victim prone or precipitation cannot be used for blaming the victim.
Key words: Victimization, theories of victimization, risk factors, types of victims, victim´s vulnerability.