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NCJ Number: 27099 Find in a Library
Title: COMPLETE RESPONSIBILITY? SCOPE AND LIMITS OF THE RESPONSIBILITY OF DELINQUENTS, CRIMINALS, AND SEXUAL PERVERTS - FRANCE
Author(s): P LOO
Date Published: 1973
Page Count: 114
Sponsoring Agency: Masson et Compagnie
Paris, France
Sale Source: Masson et Compagnie
120, Boulevard Saint-Germain
Paris,
France
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: French
Country: France
Annotation: A FRENCH PSYCHIATRIST ANALYZES EMOTIONAL FORCES IN DISTURBED PERSONALITIES AND URGES THAT THEY BE TAKEN MORE INTO ACCOUNT IN THE PROSECUTION OF CRIMES OF ALL KINDS.
Abstract: CASE HISTORIES OF A VARIETY OF CRIMES ARE CITED INCLUDING MURDER, THEFT, MORALS OFFENSES AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY. STATEMENTS BY OFFENDERS ARE ANALYZED TO SHOW HOW THEIR PERSONALITY CONTAINED EMOTIONAL FORCES WHICH COMPELLED THE OFFENDER TO COMMIT THE CRIME. THE ANALYSIS OF THESE CASES USES THE METHOD OF PHENOMENOLOGY IN WHICH THE ANALYST SEEKS INTERPRETIVE PATTERNS IN TERMS OF THE OFFENDER'S OWN EXPERIENCE AND IN TERMS OF AN OBJECTIVE DESCRIPTION OF THE CASE THAT MAKES NO THEORETICAL ASSUMPTIONS. --IN FRENCH
Index Term(s): Case studies; Criminal responsibility; Defense; Emotional disorders; France; Juvenile delinquency factors; Larceny/Theft; Mental disorders; Moral-decency crimes; Murder; Personality; Psychiatry; Sex offenders; Theory
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