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Classical School of Criminology.

What are the principles of the classical school of criminology? Which principle had the most influence on the mission and history of corrections? Explain.

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Classical and neoclassical schools of thought in criminology are different and similar in many ways. During the periods of both schools, theorist based their assumptions and facts on society's outlook into crimes, government, and psych of individuals. As time progressed, classical school of criminology evolved into neoclassical schools of criminology and established a different look in how society viewed judicial outcomes. Below we'll discuss the differences and similarities between that of the classical and neoclassical schools of thought in criminology.

The classical and neoclassical schools of thought show similarities in the sense that both lay claim that the decision to commit a crime is based on the person's individual ability to rationalize (free will). However, the difference is that classical school states that one's ability to ...

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The foundation of criminology we know today is based on the classical school of criminology. Classical and neoclassical schools of thought in criminology are different and similar in many ways. During the periods of both schools, theorist based their assumptions and facts on society's outlook into crimes, government, and psych of individuals.

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