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Criminology (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Criminology (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Maurice Parmelee
 

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This 1918 work is the first American textbook on criminology. Based on years of experience with criminals in courts and prisons in the United States and contemporary research in Europe, the author presents a comprehensive survey of the field of crime and the justice system, including origins, evolution, politics, demographics, and sociology. The book includes

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This 1918 work is the first American textbook on criminology. Based on years of experience with criminals in courts and prisons in the United States and contemporary research in Europe, the author presents a comprehensive survey of the field of crime and the justice system, including origins, evolution, politics, demographics, and sociology. The book includes an early discussion of arguments for and against the death penalty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411462571
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/04/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
548
Sales rank:
1,139,826
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author


Maurice F. Parmelee (1882-1969) was professor of sociology at the City College of New York and the author of thirteen books, including the first American text on criminology and The New Gymnosophy. Born in Istanbul, Turkey, he was the founder and honorary president of the American Gymnosophical Association. A staunch supporter of nudism, he wrote the first English language book on the subject.

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