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CRIMINAL SOCIOLOGY by Enrico Ferri 1897

CRIMINAL SOCIOLOGY by Enrico Ferri 1897


CRIMINAL SOCIOLOGY. By Enrico Ferri, Professor of Criminal Law. (The Criminology Series) Edited by W. Douglass Morrison, Published by D. Appleton & Co., New York, 1897.


Criminal Law



Criminals, Crime, Criminal Anthropology, and Punishment.


Professor Ferri's volume on Criminal Sociology which is immediately concerned with the practical problems of criminality. Ferri offered 'scientific' criteria to ascertain guilt or at least criminal tendencies. Among his criteria were tattooing, physical and mental conditions, vaso-motor reactions, and the range of sight. Ferri's work was widely translated and many of his conclusions influenced policing and justice systems around the world. 


Leather cover with marbled boards, gilt spine title and top edge gilt. Secure binding with clean pages & mild cover wear.
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