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Crime and its causes

Author: William Douglas Morrison
Publisher: The Floating Press, 2014.
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Today regarded as an important figure in the development of the field of study that is now known as criminology, William Douglas Morrison was one of the first scholars to attempt a systematic study of criminal behavior and to assess early theories about the origins of this type of social deviance. Crime and Its Causes is an engaging read for fans of true crime or those with an interest in the development of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Morrison, William Douglas.
Crime and its Causes.
Auckland : The Floating Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Douglas Morrison
ISBN: 9781776529216 1776529219
OCLC Number: 884238886
Description: 1 online resource (168 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Opinions of the Press; Preface; Chapter I --
The Statistics of Crime; Chapter II --
Climate and Crime; Chapter III --
The Seasons and Crime; Chapter IV --
Destitution and Crime; Chapter V --
Poverty and Crime; Chapter VI --
Crime in Relation to Sex and Age; Chapter VII --
The Criminal in Body and Mind; Chapter VIII --
The Punishment of Crime; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; Endnotes.
Responsibility: William Douglas Morrison.

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Today regarded as an important figure in the development of the field of study that is now known as criminology, William Douglas Morrison was one of the first scholars to attempt a systematic study of criminal behavior and to assess early theories about the origins of this type of social deviance. Crime and Its Causes is an engaging read for fans of true crime or those with an interest in the development of criminology.

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