Crime and human rights : criminology of genocide and atrocities (Book, 2010) []
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Crime and human rights : criminology of genocide and atrocities

Crime and human rights : criminology of genocide and atrocities

Author: Joachim J Savelsberg
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2010.
Series: Compact criminology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Crimes against humanity are amongst the most shocking violations imaginable. Savelsberg's text provides a much-needed criminological insight to the subject, exploring explanations of and responses to human rights abuses. Linking human rights scholarship with criminological theory, the book is divided into three parts

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joachim J Savelsberg
ISBN: 9781847879240 1847879241 184787925X 9781847879257
OCLC Number: 491930190
Notes: Errata inserted.
Description: viii, 130 pages : map ; 20 cm
Contents: pt. I Are there trends in controlling human rights violations?: When are artorcities crimes? --
How and why have states and gevernments been constrained? --
pt. II What van criminology contribute to (and learn from) the study of serious human rights violations?: How does genocide unfold? --
the case of the holocaust --
Can genocide studies and criminology enrich each other? --
How can criminology address contemporary atrocities? pt. III How can human rights violations be fought?: --
What is the role of criminal courts? --
How effective can courts be and what can help them?
Series Title: Compact criminology.
Responsibility: Joachim J. Savelsberg.
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