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Criminal Man According to the Classification of Cesare Lombroso   By: (1872-1944)

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THE SCIENCE SERIES

Edited by EDWARD LEE THORNDIKE, Ph.D., and F. E. BEDDARD, M.A., F.R.S.

1. The Study of Man. By A. C. HADDON.

2. The Groundwork of Science. By ST. GEORGE MIVART.

3. Rivers of North America. By ISRAEL C. RUSSELL.

4. Earth Sculpture, or; The Origin of Land Forms. By JAMES GEIKIE.

5. Volcanoes; Their Structure and Significance. By T. G. BONNEY.

6. Bacteria. By GEORGE NEWMAN.

7. A Book of Whales. By F. E. BEDDARD.

8. Comparative Physiology of the Brain, etc. By JACQUES LOEB.

9. The Stars. By SIMON NEWCOMB.

10. The Basis of Social Relations. By DANIEL G. BRINTON.

11. Experiments on Animals. By STEPHEN PAGET.

12. Infection and Immunity. By GEORGE M. STERNBERG.

13. Fatigue. By A. MOSSO.

14. Earthquakes. By CLARENCE E. DUTTON.

15. The Nature of Man. By √ČLIE METCHNIKOFF.

16. Nervous and Mental Hygiene in Health and Disease. By AUGUST FOREL.

17. The Prolongation of Life. By √ČLIE METCHNIKOFF.

18. The Solar System. By CHARLES LANE POOR.

19. Heredity. By J. ARTHUR THOMPSON, M.A.

20. Climate. By ROBERT DECOURCY WARD.

21. Age, Growth, and Death. By CHARLES S. MINOT.

22. The Interpretation of Nature. By C. LLOYD MORGAN.

23. Mosquito Life. By EVELYN GROESBEECK MITCHELL.

24. Thinking, Feeling, Doing. By E. W. SCRIPTURE.

25. The World's Gold. By L. DE LAUNAY.

26. The Interpretation of Radium. By F. SODDY.

27. Criminal Man. By CESARE LOMBROSO.

For list of works in preparation see end of this volume

The Science Series

CRIMINAL MAN

CRIMINAL MAN ACCORDING TO THE CLASSIFICATION OF CESARE LOMBROSO

BRIEFLY SUMMARISED BY HIS DAUGHTER GINA LOMBROSO FERRERO

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY CESARE LOMBROSO

ILLUSTRATED

G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS

NEW YORK AND LONDON The Knickerbocker Press 1911

COPYRIGHT, 1911 BY G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS

The Knickerbocker Press, New York

CONTENTS

PART I. THE CRIMINAL WORLD

CHAPTER I PAGE

THE BORN CRIMINAL 3 Classical and modern schools of penal jurisprudence Physical anomalies of the born criminal Senses and functions Psychology Intellectual manifestations The criminal in proverbial sayings.

CHAPTER II

THE BORN CRIMINAL AND HIS RELATION TO MORAL INSANITY AND EPILEPSY 52 Identity of born criminals and the morally insane Analogy of physical and psychic characters, origin and development Epilepsy Multiformity of disease Equivalence of certain forms to criminality Physical and psychic characters Cases of moral insanity with latent epileptic phenomena.

CHAPTER III

THE INSANE CRIMINAL 74 General forms of criminal insanity, imbecility, melancholia, general paralysis, dementia, monomania Physical and psychic characters of the mentally deranged Special forms of criminal insanity Inebriate lunatics from inebriation Physical and psychic characters Specific crimes Epileptic lunatics Manifestations Hysterical lunatics Physical and functional characters Psychology.

CHAPTER IV

CRIMINALOIDS 100 Psychology Tardy adoption of criminal career Repentance Confession Moral sense and affections Habitual criminals Juridical criminals Criminals of passion.

PART II. CRIME, ITS ORIGIN, CAUSE, AND CURE

CHAPTER I

ORIGIN AND CAUSES OF CRIME 125 Atavistic origin of crime Criminality in children Pathological origin of crime Direct and indirect heredity Illnesses, intoxications, and traumatism Alcoholism Social causes of crime Education and environment Atmospheric and climatic influences Density of population Imitation Immigration Prison life Economic conditions Sex Age.

CHAPTER II

THE PREVENTION OF CRIME 153 Preventive institutions for children and young people Homes for orphans and destitute children Colonies for unruly youths Institutions for assisting adults Salvation Army... Continue reading book >>




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