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THE NORMAL AND THE PATHOLOGICALPart I.docx

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Department
Criminology
Course
CRIM 2416
Professor
B.Cartwright
Semester
Summer

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THE NORMAL AND THE PATHOLOGICALPart I (Positive School..)?  Durkheim discusses sociological and biological phenomena, and their health or morbidity (pg. 8-12)  Says that characteristics that are “generally distributed” and found in the majority of phenomena or species should be considered “normal”  Characteristics found in minority of cases and that do not persist over time may be considered “morbid” or “pathological” (pg.8) THE NORMAL AND THE PATHOLOGICAL
Part II  Durkheim says that all criminologists view crime as pathological (pg.12-13)  Specifically mentions Raffaele Garofalo, who said that criminality as not natural (pg.16)  Durkheim observes that “crime is present…in all societies of all types”, and appears to be on the increase in most societies (pg.13)  Crime is “an integr
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