5 - Biological Theories and Research

5 biological theories and research

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Unformatted text preview: Assumptions • Biologically-based Biologically-based predispositions (propensities) distinguish criminals from nondistinguish criminals. • Interaction of environment and Interaction biology biology • Law reflects consensus (implicit) Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909) (1835-1909) • Compared prisoners and Compared soldiers soldiers • Atavism • Ferri and Garofalo • Goring and Hooton • Shifted focus from the crime Shifted to criminals to William Sheldon - Somatotype William • • • Endomorph Ectomorph Mesomorph Glueck & Glueck Glueck Multi-Factor Theory Multi-Factor BIO X PSY X SOC BIO Eugenics Movement Eugenics Hooton: “The elimination of crime Hooton: can be affected only by the extirpation of the physically, mentally, and morally unfit, or by their complete segregatio...
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