The Criminal, his personnel and environment

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Macmillan Company, 1900 - 402 pages
 

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Page 304 - ... was committed, it is expedient that the offender be released on probation of good conduct, the Court may, instead of sentencing him at once to any punishment, direct that he be released on his entering into a recognizance, with or without sureties, and during such period as the Court may direct, to appear and receive judgment when called upon, and in the meantime to keep the peace and be of good behaviour.
Page 229 - Report of the Commissioners of Prisons and Directors of Convict Prisons, for year ending March 31, 1897, PP- 105-107.
Page 401 - The Principles of Sociology An Analysis of the Phenomena of Association and of Social Organization By FRANKLIN HENRY GIDDINGS, MA Professor of Sociology in Columbia University, in the City of New York 8vo, cloth, gilt top.
Page 401 - His discussion of the evolution of culture and tradition in his chapter on ' Demogenic Association ' is especially rich in suggestion. " Professor Giddings' book is highly stimulating. He is a vigorous thinker and a strong writer, and he has a broad knowledge of his subject and its various affiliations which is as refreshing as it is unusual in this day of scientific specialists and non-scientific sociologists. " The book is well indexed and is accompanied by a valuable classified bibliography, —...
Page 339 - The countries and times most notorious for severity of punishments were always those in which the most bloody and inhuman actions and the most atrocious crimes were committed...
Page 303 - ... imprisonment and no previous conviction is proved against him, if it appears to the court before which he is so convicted, that, regard being had to the age, character, and antecedents of the offender, to the trivial nature of the offence, and to any extenuating circumstances under which the offence...
Page 291 - ... a proper subject for public charity and just prevenient measures wisely administered, not in a spirit of vindictiveness or of retaliation, but with just ideas of proper amelioration and possible cure. This pursued from the high inspirational standpoint of wise social utilitarianism makes for the welfare of both the individual and the State. Construed as above, he is a defective rather than a delinquent, and should be treated as such. As Mr. Maudsley has well said in this connection, " Society,...
Page 401 - ... Giddings' book is highly stimulating. He is a vigorous thinker and a strong writer, and he has a broad knowledge of his subject and its various affiliations, which is as refreshing as it is unusual in this day of scientific specialists and nonscientific sociologists. "The book is well indexed and is accompanied by a valuable classified bibliography, — valuable, but by no means exhaustive." — The New Unity. " Is of great interest. Students of the comparatively new science of sociology will...

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