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Crime, Justice and Human Rights

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A specialized introduction to the philosophy, law and politics of human rights, uniquely tailored to criminologists and criminal justice practitioners. Exploring the connections between existing criminological scholarship...

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A specialized introduction to the philosophy, law and politics of human rights, uniquely tailored to criminologists and criminal justice practitioners. Exploring the connections between existing criminological scholarship and human rights frameworks, the book helps readers to incorporate human rights paradigms into their criminological analysis.

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Links human rights to criminology and criminal justice
Takes a thoroughly international approach, reflecting the way courses are taught
Written by an internationally renowned expert in human rights
Explores hot, headline-grabbing topics, including terrorism, torture and extradition

PART I: UNDERSTANDING HUMAN RIGHTS
1. The Origins and Idea of Human Rights
2. International Human Rights Law
3. Human Rights and Civil Society
4. Collective Rights and Discrimination
5. Integrating Criminology and Human Rights
PART II: APPLYING HUMAN RIGHTS IN CRIMINOLOGY
6. Criminal Law
7. Crime Prevention
8. Policing
9. Criminal Courts
10. Detention
11. Juvenile Justice
12. Victims
PART III: A CRIMINOLOGY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
13. Future Directions.

“Written in a clear, direct style, Crime, Justice and Human Rights makes an important, original and overdue contribution to the discipline by providing an accessible, comprehensive and finely nuanced overview of the law, philosophy, concept, practice and politics of human rights in crime and criminal justice. … The book is essential reading for those who wish to produce and engage in a criminology that accords primacy to the wellbeing of all individuals and the social groups to which they belong.” (Jude McCulloch, Current Issues in Criminal Justice, Vol. 27 (3), March, 2016)
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Leanne Weber is Larkins Senior Research Fellow in the School of Political and Social Inquiry at Monash University, Australia.
 
Elaine Fishwick is a PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney, Australia.
 
Marinella Marmo is Associate Professor in Criminal Justice and Criminology at Flinders University, Australia.

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Leanne Weber is Larkins Senior Research Fellow in the School of Political and Social Inquiry at Monash University, Australia.
 
Elaine Fishwick is a PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney, Australia.
 
Marinella Marmo is Associate Professor in Criminal Justice and Criminology at Flinders University, Australia.

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