Social Darwinism: Darwinism is the survival of the fittest. only the strongest survive : Dominant
world view= tied to Darwinian way of thinking- social Darwinism
Lombroso: people are not made into criminals but are born criminals- biological determinism
The criminal type
What are the policy implications for dealing with born criminals?
A problem of this individual way of thinking is: “if it is certain that social problems like crime arte
the result of individual (physical) deficiencies, then it is not necessary to be concerned with the
Fascination with the criminal mind
Psychological theories see crime as being caused but the personality of the individual offender.
Freud and the psychoanalytic perspective
Frustration and aggr