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Criminal man

Author: Cesare Lombroso; Mary Gibson; Nicole Hahn Rafter
Publisher: Durham, NC ; London : Duke University Press, 2007, ©2006.
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The first critical, scholarly translation of Cesare Lombroso's Criminal Man (first published in 1876), one of the most famous criminological treatises ever written and the basis for subsequent  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cesare Lombroso; Mary Gibson; Nicole Hahn Rafter
ISBN: 9780822337119 0822337118 9780822337232 0822337231
OCLC Number: 1003967127
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: xviii, 424 pages : illustrations, tables, graphs, portraits, facsimiles, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Contents: Criminal craniums (sixty-six skulls) --
Anthropometry and physiognomy of 832 criminals --
Tattoos --
Emotions of criminals --
Criminals and religion --
Intelligence and education of criminals --
Jargon --
Criminal literature --
Insanity and crime --
Organized crime --
Atavism and punishment --
Suicide among criminals --
Criminals of passion --
Recidivism, morality, and remorse --
Handwriting of criminals --
Etiology of crime : weather and race --
Etiology of crime : civilization, alcohol, and heredity --
Etiology of crime : age, sex, moral education, genitals, and imitation --
Prevention of crime --
Penal policy --
Crime and inferior organisms --
Crime and prostitution among savages --
Origins of punishment --
Moral insanity and crime among children --
Anomalies of the brain and internal organs --
Photographs of born criminals --
Sensitivity and blushing in criminals --
Moral insanity and born criminality --
Summary of edition 3 --
Metabolism, menstruation, and fertility --
Criminal communication --
Art and industry among criminals --
The epileptic criminal --
Epileptics and born criminals --
Physiology and etiology of epilepsy --
The insane criminal --
Biology and psychology of insane criminals --
The alcoholic criminal --
The hysterical criminal --
The mattoid --
The occasional criminal --
Criminal craniums (689 skulls) --
Anthropometry and physiognomy of 6,608 criminals --
Political criminals --
Etiology of crime : urban density, alcoholism, wealth, and religion --
Etiology of crime : heredity, sex, and politics --
Prevention of crime --
Synthesis and penal applications.
Other Titles: Uomo delinquente.
Responsibility: Cesare Lombroso ; translated and with a new introduction by Mary Gibson and Nicole Hahn Rafter, with translation assistance from Mark Seymour.

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"Gibson and Rafter successfully show the evolution and complexity of Lombroso's theories, and even the contradictions within them, which are obscured in standard textbook summaries. . . . [T]his Read more...

 
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