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Criminology and crime prevention

Lois Lundell Higgins

Criminology and crime prevention

by Lois Lundell Higgins

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Published by Bruce in Milwaukee .
Written in English


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StatementLois Lundell Higgins, Edward A. Fitzpatrick.
ContributionsFitz patrick, Edward A.
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Open LibraryOL20324815M

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The classical school of criminology is a group of minds of offense and penalty in the eighteenth century. The most outstanding members, such as Cesare Beccaria, shared the thought that condemnable behaviour could be understood and controlled. The classical theory insisted that persons are rational existences who pursue their ain . Criminology (from Latin crīmen, "accusation", and Ancient Greek -λογία, -logy|-logia, from "logos" meaning: "word," "reason," or "plan") is the scientific study of the nature, extent, management, causes, control, consequences, and prevention of criminal behaviour, both on individual and social ology is an interdisciplinary field in both the behavioural and social sciences.


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Situational crime prevention is radically different from other forms of crime prevention as it seeks only to reduce opportunities for crime, not bring about lasting change in criminal or delinquent dispositions. Proceeding from an analysis of the circumstances giving rise to very specific kinds of crime and disorder, it introduces discrete managerial and Cited by: 7.

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Crime Prevention and Control. Front Matter. The Criminology of White-Collar Crime brings the study of white-collar offending back into the criminology mainstream, analyzing why members of higher social strata resort to criminal activity and offering psychosocial, life course, methodological, and prevention perspectives.

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Criminology and crime prevention. Milwaukee, Bruce Pub. Co. [] (OCoLC)  The Criminology of Criminal Law considers the relation between criminal law and theories of crime, criminality and justice.

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