Criminal Lessons: Case Studies and Commentary on Crime and by Frederic G. Reamer

By Frederic G. Reamer

Why do humans devote crimes? How can crime be avoided? And what can society and legal justice execs do to enforce optimistic responses to felony habit? Summarizing what he has discovered approximately crime and criminals in the course of his lengthy occupation, one in every of social work’s so much unusual theoreticians speculates in regards to the components that result in crime and considers what we will do to avoid and reply to it meaningfully. Criminal Lessons is predicated on greater than 13 thousand situations during which Frederic G. Reamer has been concerned as a parole board member, a task that used to be supplemented by way of his past studies operating in a federal correctional facility, a country penal complex, 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 situations that ended in their offenses. He isolates seven different types, tracing crime to desperation, greed, rage, revenge, frolic, dependancy, or psychological disorder. utilizing genuine case stories to demonstrate those styles of 'criminal circumstances,' Reamer provides a version for the prevention of, and reaction to, crime and during the publication deals concepts with regards to social prone, legal justice, and public policy.

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