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Criminal Sociology

Criminal Sociology

This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle.  Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets.  Download the app for your device and start reading for free. ‘This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers.’ ' Ferri was one of the first researchers interested in the study of crime statistics. While quite interested in Lombroso's biological determinism, Ferri consistently argued for a broader explanation of criminality. In particular, Ferri believed that social, economic, and political factors were important in attempting to develop a comprehensive theory of crime. Included among the factors were: physical (race, climate, geographic location,... Show More
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