POSITIVIST CRIMINOLOGY

an approach which attempts to explain criminal actions not as an exercise of free will or of one's choosing, but rather as a consequence of multiple different internal and external.

POSITIVIST CRIMINOLOGY: "I studied positivist criminology for three years in college."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "POSITIVIST CRIMINOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/positivist-criminology/ (accessed November 21, 2017).
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