Practice Essay Questions

Practice Essay Questions

Practice Essay Questions
Practice Essay Questions

1. What would be some of the policy implications of an approach toward criminal behavior and punishment that is “deterministic” in nature?

2. Which aspects of the early positivists work discussed in this chap- ter would you argue are outdated and why?

3. What does the term “positivism” mean to you and why is it impor- tant in our study of crime today?

4. Compare and contrast the Classical School with the work of the early positivists in terms of what their motivations and priorities were.

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