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Crime, Its Causes and Remedies

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Crime, Its Causes and Remedies by Cesare Lombroso is a comprehensive exploration of the factors that contribute to criminal behavior and the potential solutions to reducing crime in society. Lombroso, a pioneering criminologist, delves into the biological, psychological, and societal influences that can lead individuals to engage in criminal activity.

One of the key strengths of this book is Lombroso's thorough examination of the various factors that may contribute to criminal behavior, including genetic predisposition, environmental influences, and social inequality. By considering these multidimensional aspects, Lombroso provides a well-rounded perspective on the complex nature of crime.

Furthermore, Lombroso offers practical solutions for addressing crime, including improving social welfare programs, increasing educational opportunities, and implementing effective rehabilitation programs for offenders. His emphasis on preventative measures and rehabilitation rather than solely punitive measures is a refreshing approach to addressing crime in society.

Overall, Crime, Its Causes and Remedies is a thought-provoking and informative read for anyone interested in understanding the root causes of crime and exploring potential solutions for reducing criminal behavior. Lombroso's insights and recommendations provide valuable food for thought for policymakers, criminologists, and anyone concerned with promoting a safer and more just society.

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Published as the third volume in the Modern Criminal Science Series, Cesare Lombroso, renowned Italian criminologist, collected a wealth of information regarding the incidence, classification, and causes of crime. Crime calendars, the geography of crime, unusual events and circumstances leading to more frequent crime, political motivations and associations of criminal enterprise and an assessment of the real value and effectiveness of prisons and reform programs are all included in this three part volume. - Summary by Leon Harvey

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