The Positive School of Criminology

Three Lectures Given at the University of Naples, Italy on April 22, 23 and 24, 1901

Author: Enrico Ferri

Publisher: The Floating Press

ISBN: 1776529537

Category: Social Science

Page: 68

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Enrico Ferri was a prominent figure in the early development of the field of criminology. The school of thought that he developed, which came to be known as positivism, sought to identify and address the social, economic and environmental factors that contributed to the emergence of criminal and antisocial behavior in some people. The three lectures in this volume bring together many of Ferri's most influential ideas and theories.

Methods of Murder

Beccarian Introspection and Lombrosian Vivisection in Italian Crime Fiction

Author: Elena M. Past

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 1442698101

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 384

View: 5359

The first extended analysis of the relationship between Italian criminology and crime fiction in English, Methods of Murder examines works by major authors both popular, such as Gianrico Carofiglio, and canonical, such as Carlo Emilio Gadda. Many scholars have argued that detective fiction did not exist in Italy until 1929, and that the genre, which was considered largely Anglo-Saxon, was irrelevant on the Italian peninsula. By contrast, Past traces the roots of the twentieth-century literature and cinema of crime to two much earlier, diverging interpretations of the criminal: the bodiless figure of Cesare Beccaria’s Enlightenment-era On Crimes and Punishments, and the biological offender of Cesare Lombroso’s positivist Criminal Man. Through her examinations of these texts, Past demonstrates the links between literary, philosophical, and scientific constructions of the criminal, and provides the basis for an important reconceptualization of Italian crime fiction.

The Positive School of Criminology Three Lectures Given at the University of Naples, Italy on April 22, 23 And 24 1901

Author: Enrico Ferri

Publisher: Tredition Classics

ISBN: 9783842425514


Page: 68

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This book is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS series. The creators of this series are united by passion for literature and driven by the intention of making all public domain books available in printed format again - worldwide. At tredition we believe that a great book never goes out of style. Several mostly non-profit literature projects provide content to tredition. To support their good work, tredition donates a portion of the proceeds from each sold copy. As a reader of a TREDITION CLASSICS book, you support our mission to save many of the amazing works of world literature from oblivion.

The Birth of the New Justice

The Internationalization of Crime and Punishment, 1919-1950

Author: Mark Lewis

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191635715

Category: History

Page: 368

View: 6215

Until 1919, European wars were settled without post-war trials, and individuals were not punishable under international law. After World War One, European jurists at the Paris Peace Conference developed new concepts of international justice to deal with violations of the laws of war. Though these were not implemented for political reasons, later jurists applied these ideas to other problems, writing new laws and proposing various types of courts to maintain the post-World War One political order. They also aimed to enhance internal state security, address states' failures to respect minority rights, or rectify irregularities in war crimes trials after World War Two. The Birth of the New Justice shows that legal organizations were not merely interested in ensuring that the guilty were punished or that international peace was assured. They hoped to instill particular moral values, represent the interests of certain social groups, and even pursue national agendas. When jurists had to scale back their projects, it was not only because state governments opposed them. It was also because they lacked political connections and did not build public support for their ideas. In some cases, they decided that compromises were better than nothing. Rather than arguing that new legal projects were spearheaded by state governments motivated by "liberal legalism," Mark Lewis shows that legal organizations had a broad range of ideological motives - liberal, conservative, utopian, humanitarian, nationalist, and particularist. The International Law Association, the International Association of Penal Law, the World Jewish Congress, and the International Committee of the Red Cross transformed the concept of international violation to deal with new political and moral problems. They repeatedly altered the purpose of an international criminal court, sometimes dropping it altogether when national courts seemed more pragmatic.

Popular Culture, Crime and Social Control

Author: Mathieu Deflem

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 1849507333

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

View: 6013

Contains contributions on the theme of popular culture, crime, and social control. This title includes chapters that tease out various criminologically relevant issues, pertaining to crime/deviance and/or the control thereof, on the basis of an analysis of various aspects and manifestations of popular culture, including music, and movies.

The Cesare Lombroso Handbook

Author: Paul Knepper,Per Jørgen Ystehede

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136184708

Category: Social Science

Page: 372

View: 1596

The Italian criminologist Cesare Lombroso (1835 – 1909) is the single-most important figure in the founding of criminology and the study of aberrant conduct in the human sciences. The Cesare Lombroso Handbook brings together essays by leading Lombroso scholars and is divided into four main parts, each focusing on a major theme. Part one examines the range and scope of Lombroso’s thinking; the mimetic quality of Lombroso; his texts and their interpretation. The second part explores why his ideas, such as born criminology and atavistic criminals, had such broad appeal. Developing this, the third section considers the manners in which Lombroso’s ideas spread across borders; cultural, linguistic, political and disciplinary, by including essays on the science and literature of opera, ‘La donna delinquente’ and ‘Jewish criminality’. The final part investigates examples of where, and when, his influence extended and explores the reception of Lombroso in the UK, USA, France, China, Spain and the Philippines. This text presents interdisciplinary work on Lombroso from academics engaged in social history, history of ideas, law and criminology, social studies of science, gender studies, cultural studies and Jewish studies. It will be of interest to scholars, students and the general reader alike.

Positivism in Criminological Thought

A Study in the History and Use of Ideas

Author: Teresa Jeanne Neyhouse

Publisher: Lfb Scholarly Pub Llc

ISBN: 9781931202275

Category: Philosophy

Page: 167

View: 3580


Branch Library News

Author: New York Public Library

Publisher: N.A


Category: Classified catalogs

Page: N.A

View: 5474


Omertà - Die ganze Geschichte der Mafia

Camorra, Cosa Nostra und ́Ndrangheta

Author: John Dickie

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104028508

Category: History

Page: 896

View: 1557

+++Haarsträubendes True Crime: Erstmals die wahre Geschichte der gesamten Mafia mit all ihren Gesichtern – Camorra, Cosa Nostra, 'Ndrangheta. Von Bestsellerautor John Dickie+++ Sie stehen für Korruption, Subventionsbetrug, Menschenhandel, Erpressung und Mord. Jeder dieser Mafiaclans hat seine eigene Geschichte, dunklen Rituale, Grausamkeiten und speziellen Geschäftmethoden. Alle drei haben ihre erbarmungslose Herrschaft international etabliert, die 'Ndrangheta hat Deutschland fest in ihrer Hand. Den blutigen Werdegang dieser einstmals lokalen Verbrecherorganisationen bis hin zu international kooperierenden Unternehmen erzählt der Bestsellerautor und Historiker John Dickie anhand beeindruckender Recherchen. Die brutale Wahrheit hinter den Mythen, glänzend erzählt, packender als jeder Krimi.

Solidarität unter Fremden

Author: Hauke Brunkhorst

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3105600221

Category: Fiction

Page: 153

View: 5555

»Solidarität« ist heute in aller Munde, doch meist wird mit nostalgischen und kulturpessimistischen Gesten nur ihr Mangel beklagt. Dieses Buch plädiert dagegen für einen Begriff von Solidarität, der der Komplexität der modernen Gesellschaft angemessen ist. Er eignet sich für eine realistische Utopie, die uns mit guten Gründen glauben läßt, daß wir aus den Paradoxien und Tragödien der Moderne etwas lernen und aus ihnen lösbare Probleme machen können. (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

Geschichte des Faschismus

Aufstieg und Fall einer europäischen Bewegung

Author: Stanley G. Payne

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783549071489

Category: Europe

Page: 800

View: 2263

Darstellung und Interpretation der Geschichte des Aufstiegs und Endes des Faschismus im 2. Weltkrieg.