The concept of victim blaming is most often associated with violence against women. Here I demonstrate that victim blaming is also a useful tool for understanding state violence, particularly when attention is given to the place of racializing narratives.
Many thanks to Sang Pahk for his comments and guidance in the writing of this chapter.
Chagnon, N.J. (2017), "Racialized Culpability: Victim Blaming and State Violence", Race, Ethnicity and Law (Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance, Vol. 22), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 199-219. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1521-613620170000022016
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