Some social criminals by E. F. Benson

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Statementby E.F. Benson ; with an appreciation of Richard Imison by Aubrey Woods and a new introduction by Jack Adrien.
ContributionsE.F. Benson Society.
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Pagination64p. :
Number of Pages64
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Open LibraryOL16438340M
ISBN 101898659044

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The authors present Reviews: 2. The social responsibility theory of crime focuses on an individual's reasons for committing crime. A concept inherent in social responsibility theory is that of free will. Theorists of social responsibility believe people commit crimes due to free will, or because they choose to do so.

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