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Describe and discuss why criminologists recognize the origins of criminality in the Enlightenment period?
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Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction


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  • Philosophers observed superiority of reason based instead of blind faith
  • Introduced new way of logical thinking
  • Paved way to general view of social order
  • Social contract was introduced demonstrated the relationships between criminal behavior, punishment and criminal justice system in general
  • Classical School of Criminology
  • Deterrence theory was introduced and emphasized free will and rationality
  • Crime was no longer believed to be a function of religion, superstition, or myth
  • Crime was seen as result of free will
  • Revised formal social control
  • Introduced an emphasis on studying criminal behavior


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