Parution : Criminals and their Scientists

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Peter Becker et Richard F. Wetzell (Eds.), “Criminals and their Scientists. The History of Criminology in International Perspective“, Cambridge University Press, 2006, 492 p.

Cet ouvrage constitue les actes d’un colloque international sur l’histoire de la criminologie qui s’est tenu à Florence, en octobre 1998.

Table des matières

Introduction Peter Becker and Richard F. Wetzell

Part I. Non-Academic Sites of Nineteenth-Century Criminological Discourse:

1. The French Revolution and the origins of French criminology Marc Renneville;
2. Murderers and ?reasonable men?: the ?criminology? of the Victorian Judiciary Martin J. Wiener;
3. Unmasking counterhistory: an introductory exploration of criminality and the Jewish question Michael Berkowitz;
4. Moral discourse and reform in urban Germany, 1880s 1914 Andrew Lees;
5. The criminologists? gaze at the underworld: toward an archaeology of criminological writing Peter Becker;

Part II. Criminology as Scientific and Political Practice in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries:

6. Cesare Lombroso and Italian criminology: theory and politics Mary S. Gibson;
7. Criminal anthropology: its reception in the United States and the nature of its appeal Nicole Hahn Rafter;
8. From the ?atavistic? to the ?inferior? criminal type: the impact of the Lombrosian theory of the born criminal on German psychiatry Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio;
9. Criminology, hygienism, and eugenics in France, 1870 1914: the medical debates on the elimination of ?incorrigible? criminals Laurent Muccielli;
10. Crime, prisons, and psychiatry: reconsidering problem populations in Australia, 1890 1930 Stephen Garton;
11. Positivist criminology and state formation in modern Argentina, 1890 1940 Ricardo D. Salvatore;
12. The birth of criminology in modern Japan Yoji Nakatani;

Part III. The Making of the Criminologist:

13. The international congresses of criminal anthropology: shaping the French and international criminological movement, 1886 1914 Martine Kaluszynski;
14. Making criminologists: tools, techniques, and the production of scientific authority David G. Horn;
15. ?One of the strangest relics of a former state?: tattoos and the discourses of criminality in Europe, 1880 1920 Jane Caplan;
16. What criminals think about criminology: French criminals and criminological knowledge at the end of the nineteenth century Philippe Artières;
17. Talk of the town: the murder of Lucie Berlin and the production of local knowledge Peter Fritzsche;

Part IV. Criminology in the First Half of the Twentieth Century: The Case of Weimar and Nazi Germany:

18. Criminology in Weimar and Nazi Germany Richard F. Wetzell;
19. The Biology of mortality: criminal biology in Bavaria, 1924 1933 Oliver Liang;
20. Criminals and their analysts: psychoanalytic criminology in Weimar Germany and the first Austrian Republic Gabriel N. Finder;
21. Drinking and crime in modern Germany Geoffrey J. Giles.

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Marc Renneville (2006, 25 avril). Parution : Criminals and their Scientists. Criminocorpus. Consulté le 21 mai 2024, à l’adresse

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