Catalog

FEMALE OFFENDER

Lombroso, Cesar


Item #: 4772

Pages: xxvi, 313 pp.
Published: London; T. Fisher Unwin; 1895. Reprinted in 1980.

Subjects: CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE, WOMEN & THE LAW

Lombroso was a believer that offenders were "born criminal",and that certain physical attributes were common in allcriminals. This work provides a good illustration of hisbeliefs, detailing many physical characteristics of femaleprisoners and attempting to draw the relationship betweenphysical and mental traits that lead to criminal activity.

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