environmental criminology


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • CRIMINOLOGY — Traditional Jewish criminal law based the treatment of the offender on the idea of the freedom of will and on the principle that the severity of the punishment should fit the nature of the violation. Until modern times no consideration was given… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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