by Enrico Ferri
Publisher: ManyBooks 1896
Ferri disputed the emphasis on physiological characteristics of criminals; instead, he focused on the study of psychological characteristics, which he believed accounted for the development of crime in an individual. These characteristics included slang, handwriting, secret symbols, literature, and art, as well as moral insensibility.
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