International and Comparative Criminal Justice and Urban by Adam Crawford

By Adam Crawford

Legal justice has ordinarily been linked to the kingdom country, its legitimacy and its authority. The growing to be internationalisation of crime regulate increases the most important and complicated questions about the long run form of justice and concrete governance as those are skilled at neighborhood, nationwide and overseas nation-states. The emergence of latest foreign justice associations similar to the foreign felony courtroom, the larger move of individuals and items throughout nationwide borders and the move of felony justice regulations among diversified jurisdictions all current novel demanding situations to felony justice structures in addition to our understandings of felony justice. This quantity of essays explores the consequences and impression of legal justice advancements in an more and more globalised global. It deals state-of-the-art conceptual contributions from top overseas commentators organised round the issues of foreign legal justice associations and practices; comparative penal regulations; and overseas and comparative city governance and crime regulate.

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Furthermore, how do uniform practices make sense in different contexts; what are their implications and social consequences; and what may be lost, as well as gained, by changing existing practices through standardisation; are standardisation and the erasing of differences desirable ends in relation to given policy goals; should specificity and diversity be preserved because they are valuable in themselves or for some additional reason(s)? That context matters should rightly call into question the generalising claims of ‘globalising criminology’ and also challenge the transferability and replication of apparently successful criminal justice and crime control policies from one country, city or locality to another.

In so doing, she reviews developments across French cities in relation to experiences and trajectories of urban unrest over the last quarter of a century and the manner in which this has been informed by debates about migration and concerns about terrorism. This reflects how urban governance is informed by fears, anxieties and concerns that can be easily manipulated in the name of order and in the exercise of authority. She shows how in France (in common with Shapland’s arguments), professionals are not keen to motivate citizens to participate in the co-production of security.

She analyses the manner in which cities attempt to present themselves to (hyper-mobile) residents, visitors and potential investors, and the way in which security risks and urban governance are framed and mobilised in presenting places as safe and ordered environments. In so doing, she reviews developments across French cities in relation to experiences and trajectories of urban unrest over the last quarter of a century and the manner in which this has been informed by debates about migration and concerns about terrorism.

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