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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