Criminal Justice and Human Rights

Elaine Fishwick, Marinella Marmo, Leanne Weber

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In this chapter, we explore Australia’s position on human rights especially in relation to criminal justice. The chapter provides an introduction to the concept of human rights, key human rights instruments, how they are monitored and the ways in which they relate to criminology and criminal justice...
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCrime and Justice: a guide to criminology
EditorsDerek Dalton, Willem de Lint, Darren Palmer
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia.
PublisherThomson Reuters
Number of pages24
ISBN (Print)9780455244211
Publication statusPublished - 2021


  • human rights
  • everyday criminology
  • state accountability and transparency
  • United Nations
  • Australian Bill of Rights

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