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Criminology: Intellectual History

Early Thinking About Crime And Punishment, The Middle Ages, The Renaissance, Classical Criminology, Positivist Criminology

Criminology is the study of crime and the various responses to it. Over the long span of human history, going back even to ancient times, many of the world's greatest thinkers have addressed this subject in books and articles. It can be useful to look briefly back over this long history, in order to put modern views of crime into their historical context.


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Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationCrime and Criminal Law