1st Edition

Emotion and Delinquency (RLE Edu L Sociology of Education)
A Clinical Study of Five Hundred Criminals in the Making

ISBN 9781138008212
Published July 3, 2014 by Routledge
160 Pages

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Book Description

Inevitably a product of the time in which it was published this book discusses important questions of neuro-psychology as well as setting out the early ‘nature versus nurture’ debate. The author also argues for changes in the care and education of those with learning difficulties to enable them to lead fulfilling lives, rather than being incarcerated in institutions (as was routinely the case in 1928).

Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction. 1. Heredity. 2. Pre-Puberty Period: The Process of Conflict and Adjustment. 3. The Make-Up: The Concept of Constitutional Inferiority. 4. Motives of Delinquency. 5. Organic Inferiority. 6. Emotions vs Intelligence. Conclusions.

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