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245 00 Crime and human rights|h[electronic resource] /|cedited by
Stephan Parmentier and Elmar G.M. Weitekamp.
250 1st ed.
260 Amsterdam ;|aBoston :|bElsevier/JAI,|c2007.
300 1 online resource (viii, 275 p.) :|bill.
490 1 Sociology of crime, law, and deviance,|x1521-6136 ;|vv. 9
504 Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
520 Over the past decades, human rights have gained an
increasing significance in law, politics and society, at
the national and the international level. According to the
American scholar Louis Henkin, human rights have become
the paradigm of our time, thereby displacing previous
paradigms such as religion and socialism. The criminal
justice system has not been immune to this rapid rise of
human rights. In the past two decades, considerable
attention has been paid to the rules of due process for
suspects and offenders, during criminal proceedings and in
situations of detention.In recent years, the rights of
victims have gained more weight in the criminal justice
system, also in international tribunals and courts.
Moreover, the principles and norms of human rights have
received wide attention in conceptualizing crime and
delinquency. Some crimes, e.g. trafficking in human beings
or violence against women and children, are now defined in
terms of human rights violations. The same is true with
gross and systematic human rights violations, such as
genocide and crimes against humanity.This volume wishes to
address these major developments in a systematic way, from
the perspective of criminology and sociology, by way of
original contributions. In the first part, we look at
several types of crimes, old and new, from the angle of
human rights and human rights violations, while the second
part sketches the influence of the human rights paradigm
on some parts of the justice system in North America,
Europe and elsewhere. This volume is addressed to students
and researchers in criminology and criminal justice
studies, and to professionals and policy-makers in the
criminal justice system, primarily but not exclusively in
North America and Europe.
588 Description based on print version record.
650 0 Crime|xSociological aspects.
650 0 Human rights.
650 0 Criminals|xCivil rights.
650 0 Criminal justice, Administration of.
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655 7 Political Science|xPolitical Freedom & Security|xHuman
700 1 Parmentier, Stephan,|d1960-
700 1 Weitekamp, Elmar G. M.
776 08 |iPrint version:|tCrime and human rights.|dAmsterdam ;
London : Elsevier JAI, 2007|z9780762313068
830 0 Sociology of crime, law, and deviance ;|vv. 9.
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