The New Faces of Victimhood: Globalization, Transnational Crimes and Victim Rights

The New Faces of Victimhood: Globalization, Transnational Crimes and Victim Rights


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ISBN-13: 9789400738966
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/06/2012
Series: Studies in Global Justice , #8
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 343
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Information on the Authors.- Part I Introductions and Overviews.- Chapter 1 New Faces of Victimhood; Reflections on the Unjust sides of Globalization; Rianne Letschert and Jan Van Dijk.- Chapter 2 Global Governance and Global Crime – Do Victims Fall in Between?; Rianne Letschert and Marc Groenhuijsen.- Chapter 3 Human Security and the Emergence of a Global Conscience; Ralf Bodelier.- Part II Victims of Transnational Crimes.- Chapter 4 Trafficking for Sexual Purposes as a Globalized Shadow Economy;Human Security as the Tool to Facilitate a Human Rights Based Approach; Conny Rijken and Renée Römkens.- Chapter 5 Transnational Organized Crime, Civil Society and Victim Empowerment; Jan Van Dijk.- Chapter 6 Victims of Environmental Pollution in the Slipstream of Globalization; Jonathan Verschuuren and Steve Kuchta.- Part III Victim Protection in Cyberspace.- Chapter 7 The Challenge of Identity Theft in Multi-level Governance; Towards a Coordinated Action Plan for Protecting and Empowering Victims; Nicole van der Meulen and Bert-Jaap Koops.- Chapter 8 International (Cyber)Stalking; Impediments to Investigation and Prosecution; Suzan van der Aa.- Chapter 9 Digital Tools: Risks and Opportunities for Victims; Explorations in E-victimology; Corien Prins.-
Part IV Victims of Conflicts and Wars.- Chapter 10 Al Qaeda and Vicarious Victims; Some Victimological Insights into Globalized Terrorism; Antony Pemberton.- Chapter 11 Protecting the Victims of the Privatization of War; Willem Van Genugten, Marie-Jose Van der Heijden and Nicola Jägers.- Chapter 12 Globalization and Victims’ Rights at the International Criminal Court; Jo-Anne Wemmers and Anne-Marie de Brouwer.- Part V Conclusion.- Chapter 13 Reconstructing Victim-centered Justice on a Global Scale; Jan van Dijk and Rianne Letschert.- Bibliography.- Index.

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