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Unformatted text preview: victim. - King Hamarabi wrote a series of laws of these committing crimes THE ORIGINS OF CRIMiNOLOGY * Early 1800's - Jeremy Bentham - Cesare Beccaria ----- EARLIEST CRIMINOLOGISTS-------Classical Framework - Motivation underlying all social action must be utilitarian value of that action * Means: Any motivation should serve purpose.- Crime is an injury to society - Prevention of crime is more important than its punishment * Means: Crime can be prevented- Secret accusations of torture should be eliminated * Means: No More Torture- The only valid purpose of punishment is deterence, not revence- Incarceration should be used more widely * Means: More Jails....
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, Jeremy Bentham, TIMELINE Supernatural explanations