Crime and Its Causes
by William Douglas Morrison
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons 1902
This book is a must-read for any person seriously interested in criminology, because it presents one of the first complete compilations of studies on relationships between criminals and the rest of society. William Douglas Morrison was a criminologist and prison chaplain.
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by Enrico Ferri - ManyBooks
Ferri focused on the study of psychological characteristics, which he believed accounted for the development of crime in an individual. These characteristics included slang, handwriting, secret symbols, literature, art, and moral insensibility.
by George L. Herr - Carter printing company
There are enough people in prison in these United States to furnish a citizenship to a considerable territory, or to populate a good-sized city. For the psychological student, they form the most interesting of all objects of study.
by Alan Jay Lincoln, Murray A. Straus - Charles Thomas Pub
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