By Robert M. Bohm, Brenda L. Vogel
This narrow quantity deals a complete survey of the key criminological and delinquency theories, together with their philosophical foundations, coverage implications, empirical aid, and criticisms. A PRIMER ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY thought can be utilized as a main textual content or as a complement for different texts, anthologies, or collections of magazine articles.
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Should juveniles be treated the same as adults? Should the insane be treated the same as the sane? Should a crime of passion be treated the same as the intentional commission of a crime? The classical school’s answer to all of those difficult questions would be a simple yes, because the school’s focus is the harm caused by the criminal act and not the specific circumstances of the offender. For classical theorists, a murder at the hand of an insane offender creates the same harm as a murder at the hand of a sane offender and, therefore, they should be treated alike.
27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 23 Cornish and Clarke (1986). See Curran and Renzetti (1994:20). Cornish and Clarke (1986). Cullen and Agnew (2006:410). Vold (1958:23). Curran and Renzetti (1994:22). Rafter (2004:980). See Taylor et al. (1974:3). Taylor et al. (1974:3); but see Vold and Bernard (1986:28–29) for a different view. See Taylor et al. (1974:3). Curran and Renzetti (1994:21); Tittle (1995:12). Taylor et al.