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The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights

Edited by: Leanne Weber , Elaine Fishwick , Marinella Marmo

Print publication date:  August  2016
Online publication date:  August  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138931176
eBook ISBN: 9781315679891
Adobe ISBN: 9781317395553

10.4324/9781315679891
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The Routledge International Handbook of Criminology and Human Rights brings together a diverse body of work from around the globe and across a wide range of criminological topics and perspectives, united by its critical application of human rights law and principles. This collection explores the interdisciplinary reach of criminology and is the first of its kind to link criminology and human rights.

This text is divided into six sections, each with an introduction and an overview provided by one of the editors. The opening section makes an assessment of the current standing of human rights within the discipline. Each of the remaining sections corresponds to a substantive area of harm prevention and social control which together make up the main core of contemporary criminology, namely:

  • criminal law in practice;
  • transitional justice, peacemaking and community safety;
  • policing in all its guises;
  • traditional and emerging approaches to criminal justice;
  • and penality, both within and beyond the prison.

This Handbook forms an authoritative foundation on which future teaching and research about human rights and criminology can be built. This multi-disciplinary text is an essential companion for criminologists, sociologists, legal scholars and political scientists.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Turning to human rights Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Criminological issues and the UN Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Thinking about human rights from within criminology Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The Africana paradigm Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Regarding rights for the Other Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Feminist criminology and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Victims Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Governmentality analytics and human rights in criminology Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Conceptualizing human rights in state–corporate crime research Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Criminology, globalization and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The European Union, criminal law and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Digital surveillance and everyday democracy Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Anti-terrorism laws and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Death investigation, coroners’ inquests and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Australian border policing, the detention of children and state crime Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Civil society perspectives on corruption and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Human rights and multinational enterprises Download PDF
Chapter  18:  The utility and futility of international standards for children in conflict with the law Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Human rights and the governance of cognitive impairment and mental illness Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Environmental crime, human rights and green criminology Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Trafficking cultural objects and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Human rights in situations of transitional justice Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The violence of war, the violence of peace Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Childhood, rights and justice in Northern Ireland Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Keeping the peace Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Criminalizing dissent Download PDF
Chapter  27:  The limits of migration-related human rights Download PDF
Chapter  28:  (De)criminalizing queer lives Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Justice reinvestment as social justice Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Police, crime and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Police violence and the failed promise of human rights Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Bent to good authorities? Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Human rights and police training Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Human rights and everyday practices of policing in post-war Sri Lanka Download PDF
Chapter  35:  ‘Like running on one leg’ Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Human rights and policing in South Africa as a matter of in/exclusion Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Human rights and pluralization of policing Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Transnational policing and the end times of human rights Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Seeing the state Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Survival, dignity and wellbeing Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Gender equality, dignity and the right to a fair trial Download PDF
Chapter  42:  China’s criminal response to domestic violence against women Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Human rights law and juvenile justice Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Legal status of customary criminal justice systems and human rights in Ethiopia Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Daiyou kangoku Download PDF
Chapter  46:  The International Criminal Court, human rights and intervention narratives Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Human rights as a protective force Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Supervising offenders in the community Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Prisons and human rights Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Human rights, criminal justice and closed environments Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Human rights and imprisonment of older adults Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Human rights and prison Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Human rights versus citizenship rights Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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