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characterology

(ˌkærɪktərˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
the academic study of character

characterology

the study of character, especially its development and its variations. — characterologist, n.characterologic, characterological, adj.
See also: Behavior
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De suerte que fue efectivamente el descubrimiento de Cesare Lombroso y descrito cientificamente por la escuela antropologica italiana.
Lo studio di Berre si muove a partire dalla scienza criminologica di Cesare Lombroso, che aveva "contribuito in maniera significativa a sviluppare quel dispositivo di controllo sociale che si e organizzato storicamente, nell'Europa del XIX secolo, attorno al criminale come nemico della societa" (19-20).
A Cesare Puccini B Cesare Lombroso C Cesare Rossi D Cesare Camanelli 14.
Set in 19th century Italy, the world's first criminologist, Cesare Lombroso and his young Scottish assistant James Murray investigate when a young woman's body is found bearing evidence of a satanic ritual.
Richard von Kraft-Ebing as well as Cesare Lombroso and Guglielmo Ferrero posited the prostitute as a physiological or pathological type, predetermining the aberrant nature of those women.
Within the field of criminology, it is general knowledge that though Cesare Lombroso brought scientific methodology to the study of crime, his findings are widely discredited as they posit that criminality is genetic and is identifiable through many physiological features.
BY A "NEED FOR SOCIAL PRESERVATION": CESARE LOMBROSO AND THE CONSTRUCTION OFA "HOMO CRIMINALIS" IN CHILE (1880-1920)
Muy impregnado por las lecturas de antropologos criminalistas como Cesare Lombroso o cientificos como Darwin, Haeckel y Morselli su vision de la sociedad argentina de principios del siglo XX es determinista.
Asimismo, la corriente iniciada por Cesare Lombroso ha permitido <<dejar atras la creencia en la inocencia per se de la victima y su papel de sujeto pasivo, para ubicarla como activa en el desarrollo del delito e incluso como el factor desencadenante de este>> (10), aspectos que han permitido introducir nociones como la de victima provocadora y victima infractor, los cuales permiten leer los conyugicidios desde un angulo bastante particular.
Italian Cesare Lombroso (1835-1909), the father of modern criminology, said it was a sign that a person had biologically regressed to a more primitive and savage mentality.
De Amicis reminds us here of the theory on race expressed by criminal anthropologist Cesare Lombroso, according to which some ethnicities are considered specimens of barbarism and believed to be delinquent by nature.
In Female Offender, for example, Cesare Lombroso and William Ferrero argue that the greater frequency of tattoos among prostitutes, as opposed to other female offenders, offers "further proof that phenomena of atavism are more frequent among prostitutes than ordinary criminals" (122).