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NCJ Number: 69856 Find in a Library
Title: Criminology and Correctional Science - Fourth Edition, 1980
Author(s): J Larguier
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 137
Sponsoring Agency: Librairie Dalloz
Paris, France
Sale Source: Librairie Dalloz
11, Rue Soufflot
Language: French
Country: France
Annotation: Basic concepts of criminology, individual crime factors, types of crimes and criminals, general concepts of punishment, and different types of sentences are outlined.
Abstract: Each section consists of brief definition of key terms and differentiation of subcategories. Basic notions of criminology explored include the subject matter of criminology, the history of criminology, criminological research methods and modes of expression, and preventive measures affecting offenders and crime-inducing environments. Individual anthropological, psychological, hereditary, racial, sex, age, and addiction factors of crime are considered as well as social factors such as human, political, economic, and intellectual influences. Both crimes and criminals are classified according to methods and manifestation of crimes. General concepts of punishment relate to the character and objectives of penalties as well as to legal and criminological penalty classification. Penalties and penal measures described are the death sentence; prison terms, the conditions in which they are served, and different types of prison sentences; and penalties placing restrictions on liberty. Also discussed are fines and confiscation of property; penalties involving loss of rights; penalties involving public condemnation of behavior; measures to assure public safety; and choice of measures appropriate to juvenile delinquents. An alphabetical index of terms is provided. --in French.
Index Term(s): Court personnel attitudes; Criminology; France; Incarceration; Offender classification; Offense classification; Sentencing/Sanctions
Note: Mementos Dalloz, Droit Prive (Dalloz's Mementos, individual rights)
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