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Unformatted text preview: Mental and physical degeneracy is the cause of crime. Biological and mental traits make some people more crime-prone. These traits are present at birth. At the core, we have specific body types. Sheldon attributed personality traits to body type/shape. Constitutional theories come out of positivism->A direct challenge to the free will thinking of the classical school. Criminal behaviors imposed on people due to biological and environmental conditions (determinism). Criminal behaviors are outside of peoples controls....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course CJUS 200 taught by Professor Kipp during the Winter '09 term at Indiana.
- Winter '09