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Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System


ISBN13: 9780415688918
Published: August 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00
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Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System is an advanced text that addresses the conjunction of these two areas. We now live in a world which thinks through the legislative implications of criminal justice with one eye on human rights.

This book brings together the relevant legal and the criminological material in order to critically review the relationship between the developing body of human rights theory and practice, and the criminal justice system.

Taking up a thorough analysis of this relationship, Human Rights and the Criminal Justice System examines existing legal structures, court practices, and the developing literature in criminology, law and political science.

It will be of considerable interest to those with academic concerns in this area; as well as providing an accessible, yet sophisticated, resource for relevant upper level undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Subjects:
Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Criminal Law
Contents:
Chapter 1: Human Rights and Contemporary Criminology
Chapter 2: The European Convention on Human Rights and Contemporary Human Rights Theory
Chapter 3: Human Rights in British and European Law
Chapter 4: Recent Court Cases and their Principles
Chapter 5: Race and Gender Issues and Human Rights
Chapter 6: Victims, Victimology and Human Rights
Chapter 7: Terrorism: Terror and its implications for human rights
Chapter 8: The Problems of a Globalised World: Transnational Criminal Justice Issues
Chapter 9: The Rights of Prisoners
Chapter 10: Conclusion