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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. 
655  7 Crime & criminology.|2bicssc 
655  7 Social Science|xCriminology.|2bisacsh 
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. 
856 40 |u
       1521-6136/9|zConnect to ebook (University of Melbourne 
990    Ebook load 2011 - do not edit, delete or attach any 
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