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Benjamin Rush  (1812: First American Text on  psychiatry) Mental Disorder==>arterial disease of brain==>caused:  1. Lying 2. Crime 3. "Revolutiona" (opposition to the American Revolution) Cesare Lombroso : 1876  The Criminal Man Atavism     Biological throwback Deviant is one who is unable to adapt to life in modern society Biology is Destiny (Dissected 400 prisoners-43% shared characteristics) The Female Offender      (a brief description in the third paragraph) Lombroso  Wikipedia article See also, " Physical Attractiveness and Criminal Behavior "  (from, Encyclopedia  of Criminology, Richard A. Wright and J. Mitchell Miller, Editors , 2004, sample entry online)  1939: Earnest Hooton: "The American Criminal" "Organic weakness" (low foreheads, compressed faces, etc) Question: the (social) meaning of physical inferiority?????
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