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Title:
The criminal brain : understanding biological theories of crime
Author:
Rafter, Nicole Hahn, 1939-
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Publication Information:
New York : New York University Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xiv, 317 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : crime, history, science -- Biological theories in the 19th-century -- Moral insanity and the origins of criminology -- Phrenology : the abnormal brain -- Criminal anthropology : the atavistic brain -- Evolutionary theories : the degenerate brain -- Stupidity theories : the backward brain -- Constitutional theory : bodytypes and criminality -- Criminology's darkest hour : biocriminology in Nazi Germany -- Contemporary biocriminology -- A criminology for the 21st century.
ISBN:
9780814776131

9780814776148
Format :
Book

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