What is Crime: Assessing the Durkheimian Approach to the Normalcy of Human Criminality
In “What is Crime: Assessing the Durkheimian Approach to the Normalcy of Human Criminality,” readers embark on an intellectual journey through the complex landscape of criminology. The book critically examines historical and contemporary perspectives on crime, challenging traditional views that see it as an intrinsic evil or a byproduct of environmental factors. This scholarly work deconstructs these dichotomous paradigms, revealing their inability to provide a comprehensive understanding of criminal behavior. It explores the limitations of viewing criminality as either a sin or a pathology, urging a shift in perspective to consider crime within a broader societal context. The narrative invites readers to question conventional notions and contribute to a deeper, more nuanced understanding of criminality. This book serves as a catalyst for future research, aiming to shed light on the enduring enigma of human criminality and offering a stimulating reading experience.