By Frederic G. Reamer

ISBN-10: 0231129300

ISBN-13: 9780231129305

ISBN-10: 0231129319

ISBN-13: 9780231129312

Why do humans devote crimes? How can crime be avoided? And what can society and felony justice pros do to enforce confident responses to legal habit? Summarizing what he has discovered approximately crime and criminals in the course of his lengthy occupation, one in every of social work’s such a lot uncommon theoreticians speculates concerning the components that bring about crime and considers what we will do to avoid and reply to it meaningfully. Criminal Lessons is predicated on greater than 13 thousand instances within which Frederic G. Reamer has been concerned as a parole board member, a task that was once supplemented through his past reports operating in a federal correctional facility, a kingdom reformatory, and a forensic unit in a country psychiatric hospital.

Reamer provides an unique and compelling typology of crime that classifies offenders at the foundation of the conditions that ended in their offenses. He isolates seven different types, tracing crime to desperation, greed, rage, revenge, frolic, dependancy, or psychological sickness. utilizing genuine case reports to demonstrate those styles of 'criminal circumstances,' Reamer provides a version for the prevention of, and reaction to, crime and during the publication bargains techniques with regards to social providers, legal justice, and public policy.

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