TITLE

Physically Determined Crime: An Anti-Democratic Notion

PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Correctional Education;Sep2003, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p123
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the notion that criminality is the result of inherited or ingrained physical properties. Claim of the proponents of the physical determination (causation) theory; Institutional teachers' need to be aware of reductionist notions; Cesare Lombroso's theory that persons with certain skulls shapes were born criminals.
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10824423

 

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