Providing you with a wide-ranging introduction to key international issues in crime and its control, this book covers all essential theories, and clearly explains their relevance to the world today. Going beyond just looking at organized crime, the book covers a range of topics including: •Human rights •Terrorism •Trafficking •Cybercrime •Environmental crime •International Law Plenty of case studies and examples are included throughout, including the Bali 9, Rana Plaza and the shooting of Charles De Menezes, and tips on further reading make it easy to know where to go to engage with more debates in the field. Making sure you’re up to date with current issues, this book will be essential reading for students in Criminology and Criminal Justice, as well as those in Law and International Relations.

The Creation and Circulation of Justice Norms
The Creation and Circulation of Justice Norms
This chapter will look at
  • Policy transfer and convergence.
  • Penal populism and punitiveness.
  • International criminal justice mechanisms and structures.
Keywords
  • Penal populism
  • Policy transfer
  • Capacity building
  • International criminal courts
  • Alternative justice mechanisms
4.1 Introduction

This chapter looks at the many different ways that ideas about crime and justice circulate, transfer and converge around the world. It examines the emerging structures and mechanisms that exist to respond to transnational and international crimes and considers how concepts, norms, principles, policies and processes of justice are incrementally built through these mechanisms leading to the development of an evolving body of criminal justice that operates at several different levels: local, national, regional, transnational, international and supranational. Concepts of crime and justice are diffused through a variety ...

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