Crime and Deviance - Human rights

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What are human rights?
>The basic rights and freedoms, humans are entitled too >Human rights are universal and inherent (born with them)
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When and what is the universal deceleration of human rights ?
>1948 >set up after WW2 > supported by all countries >a moral agreement not a legal agreement
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When and what is the European convention on human rights?
>1950 >made laws to support the universal deceleration >set up the European court f human rights
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How was violence against women viewed?
> Battering and **** was not viewed as crime but matters within the home
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How may poor working conditions lead to crime?
> a need to get out >frustration t the situation they are in
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What is amnesty international?
>an organisation that campaigns against human rights around the world > 9 million activists worldwide, work on abolishing the death penalty, stopping violence against women and human trafficking
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What is the problem with the definition of crime?
>Moral definitions of crime suggest that a lot more victimisation and injury occurring than is accounted for by the legal order
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What did H and J Schwendinger sy about globalisation and crime?
Crime should be defined in relation to "rights" rather than breaking rules e.g. it was legal to persecute Jewish people, but not morally okay?
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What are the criticisms against globalisation and crime?
No overall agreement on what counts as "human rights".
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What did Eugene McLaughlin say about state crime?
Identifies 4 categories of state crime: >political crimes >crimes by security and police forces > economic crimes > social and cultural crimes
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What were the three stages Kelman and Hamilton discussed when talking about globalisation and crime?
1. Authorisation (someone had to order you to do it) 2. Routenisation (the act of turning it into a routine to continue to perform) 3. Dehuminisation (enemy made to look as non-human as possible)
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What does the increase in the global criminal economy mean?
Increasing crimes cross national boarders
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How have the patterns of criminal organisations have changed?
Hobbs and Dunningham have found that globalisation has also encouraged criminal groups to change their structures
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