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Vol 22 No 5 May/June 2017

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Edited by: Patricia Londono, David Eady, A.T.H. Smith, Rt. Hon Lord Eassie
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Global Criminology

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ISBN13: 9780455230450
Published: July 2015
Publisher: Thomson Reuters Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Paperback
Price: £57.00



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Global Criminology explores the relationship between globalisation, crime and justice. It examines the current processes for administering justice in light of the tensions between sovereignty, the problems of transnational crime and the prevailing structure of international law.

The new text examines the importance of comparative justice as a means of enhancing greater cooperation on significant transnational crime problems; and emphasises the centrality of rights, fairness and consistency in generating sound conceptions of justice, in a context where multiple forms of jurisdiction often lead to political and diplomatic solutions to transnational crime problems that are immune to independent legal scrutiny. Contradictions between prevailing notions of state sovereignty, globalisation and recent criminological trends in securitisation stress the importance of comparative research in developing future global justice initiatives.

Numerous examples illustrate the tensions between state sovereignty, current international criminal justice mechanisms and the problem of transnational crime.

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Subjects:
Criminology, Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
Chapter 1. Global Justice
Chapter 2. Transnational and International Crime
Chapter 3. The Problem of Cross-National Justice
Chapter 4. Global Justice Theories
Chapter 5. Researching Transnational, International and Cross National Justice Problems
Chapter 6. Interpreting Global Justice Research: Issues in Justice Policy, Surveillance and Policy Convergence
Chapter 7. Comparative Justice in Focus
Chapter 8. International Justice
Chapter 9. European Justice Institutions and Policies
Chapter 10. Global Policing, Adjudication and Punishment Trends
Chapter 11. Global Justice: Theories, Practices, Impediments and Future Directions