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Author Bonger, Willem Adriaan, 1876-1940, author

Title An Introduction to Criminology / W.A. Bonger ; translated from the Dutch by Emil van Loo

Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2015
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Routledge revivals.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Original Title; Original Copyright; FOREWORD; Contents; I. INTRODUCTORY; 1. Definitions.; 2. The disadvantages of criminality to society; 3. The sub-sciences of criminology; 4. Methods and means at the disposal of criminology; 5. On determinism; II. THE PRE-HISTORY OF CRIMINOLOGY (PRE-CRIMINOLOGY); 6. Antiquity.; 7. The Middle Ages; 8. The beginning of modern history (sixteenth century); 9. The eighteenth century until the French revolution; i. The opposition to the existing criminal law and criminal jurisprudence.; ii. The social causes of crime
15. The theory of Lombrosoi. Introductory.; ii. The anthropology of the criminal.; iii. The atavistic hypothesis.; iv. The pathological hypothesis.; v. The criminal type.; vi. Conclusion. The influence of Lombroso on criminal jurisprudence.; 16. The theory of Ferri; V. THE FRENCH (OR ENVIRONMENT) SCHOOL; 17. The French school in the restricted sense.; 18. The economic environment school; 19. Some etiological results of criminal sociology; i. Neglect of children, etc.; ii. Destitution.; iii. Covetousness.; iv. Sexual demoralization.; v. Alcoholism.; vi. Lack of culture.; vii. War
20. Physical environmenti. Economic criminality.; ii. Sexual criminality.; iii. Aggressive criminality.; iv. Political criminality.; VI. THE BIO-SOCIOLOGICAL SCHOOL; 21. Critical examination; 22. The law of individual variations; VII. THE SPIRITUALISTIC SCHOOL; 23. General outline; 24. Critique of the theory; 25. The causes of low criminality among the irreligious; VIII. ON CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGY; 26. On the history of criminal psychology; i. The pre-history of criminal psychology.; ii. Criminal psychology between 1870 and 1900.; iii. Criminal psychology after 1900
27. The psychology of the criminal in general28. The significance of the psychology of the criminal for criminology; IX. CRIMINOLOGY AS AN APPLIED SCIENCE; 29. Criminal hygiene; 30. Criminal policy; APPENDIX; I. LIST OF CRIMINOLOGICAL CONGRESSES, SOCIETIES AND PERIODICALS; II. BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Iii. The anthropological causes of crime. 10. From the French revolution until the eighteen-thirties ; i. The changes in criminal law, criminal jurisprudence and punishment.; ii. The social causes of crime.; iii. The anthropological causes of crime.; III. THE STATISTICIAN-SOCIOLOGISTS; 11. Introductory.; 12. Criminal statistics as a static method; 13. Criminal statistics as a dynamic method; IV. THE ITALIAN (OR ANTHROPOLOGICAL) SCHOOL; 14. Introductory.; i. The early history between the beginning of the eighteen-thirties and the eighteen-seventies. ; ii. The personalities and their work
Summary This book, first published in 1936, provides an introduction to the various branches of criminology, including criminal psychology and criminology as an applied science. This title also provides an overview of some of the different criminological schools and theories. This book will be of interest to students of criminology and sociology
Notes Reprint. Originally published: London : Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1936
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Criminal anthropology -- Bibliography.
Genre/Form Bibliography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315692538
1317433416 (electronic bk.)
9781317433415 (electronic bk.)