International juvenile (in)justice : penal severity and rights compliance

Muncie, John (2013) International juvenile (in)justice : penal severity and rights compliance. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 2(2), pp. 43-62.

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This article focuses on the anomalies and contradictions surrounding the notion of ‘international juvenile justice’, whether in its pessimistic (neoliberal penality and penal severity) or optimistic (universal children’s rights and rights compliance) incarnations. It argues for an analysis which recognises firstly, the uneven, multi-facetted and heterogeneous nature of the processes of globalisation and secondly, how the global, the international, the national and the local are not mutually exclusive but continually interact to re-constitute, re-make and challenge each other.

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ID Code: 68046
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Neoliberal penality, children’s rights, globalisation, racialisation, criminal responsibility, juvenile justice, comparative research
ISSN: 2202-7998
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200) > Criminological Theories (160204)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2013 The Author(s)
Copyright Statement: This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Deposited On: 05 Mar 2014 00:02
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2014 03:33

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