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Early Positivism - Criminological Theory - Lecture Slides

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Post: January 27th, 2013
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These are the lecture slides of Criminological Theory. Key important points are: Early Positivism, Biology and Crime, Sociological Criticism and Dominance, New Directions, Biological Research, Biosocial Interactions, Born Criminal, Darwinistic Theory, Supermale, Cross Fostering Analysis
These are the lecture slides of Criminological Theory. Key important points are: Early Positivism, Biology and Crime, Sociological Criticism and Dominance, New Directions, Biological Research, Biosocial Interactions, Born Criminal, Darwinistic Theory, Supermale, Cross Fostering Analysis
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Biology and Crime • Early Positivism: the legacy of the early 1900s • Sociological Criticism and Dominance • New Directions in Biological research – Biosocial Interactions Docsity.com Early Biological Positivism • Lombroso’s “born criminal” – Darwinistic theory of “atavism” • Various theories of the “feeble-minded” • Charles Goring, E.A. Hooten – body stature and weight • The XYY supermale • Commonality? 1 immutable factor directly causes crime Docsity.com Biology from 1940-1980s • Any hint of “biological research” was ridiculed, ignored, treated as “taboo.” – Akers: this criticism was warranted – The use of “knowledge destruction?” • 1990s-present: rebirth of biological research – Is modern biological research or theory any better? Docsity.com Is Crime “inherited?” • Twin Studies – Christianson (1977) – “Concordance” rates: MZ (36%), DZ (12%) – Criticism of twin studies? • Adoption studies – “cr..

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