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Describe the 'Biological - Raine & Lombroso perspectives on why crime is committed?
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asked in Perspectives, psychology, crime



Leohuberh answers:

Two years after Lombroso died in 1909, his last book, “Crime, Its Causes and Remedies,” was published. In an almost complete revolution of his theory, the book was written from the standpoint of environment and sociological causes for crime. The topics in the book are broad and varied. They include climate, geography, race, population size, alcoholism, prostitution, prisons, civil statutes, education, penal issues, and many others. Lombroso’s critics, including his colleagues, forced him to make changes and adapt to ideas that were more contemporary (Lombroso, 1968)

http://www.criminology.fsu.edu/crimtheory/drafts/Lombroso_draft.doc


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