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Women in Prison

The Bangkok Rules and Beyond Around the World

Gebonden Engels 2017 9781780684215
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Women are a rapidly growing minority in prisons. Prison systems, however, have always been determined by the behaviour of men. The 2010 UN Bangkok Rules form a body of rules that is specifically aimed at the needs of women in prison. Being the first international instrument on this subject, the Bangkok Rules can be considered a milestone. Thus this volume focuses on the topic of women in prison in general, and on the Bangkok Rules in particular.

The volume comprises an introductory chapter, seven thematic chapters, and 23 chapters dedicated to individual countries around the world. Themes discussed in these chapters include, among others, the (international) human rights framework applicable to women in prison, statistics and criminological factors relevant to women in prison, and the actual conditions of women in prison worldwide. An extensive collection of expert knowledge, this volume intends to highlight both good practice in the context of women in prison and the many challenges that lie ahead.

Specificaties

ISBN13:9781780684215
Taal:Engels
Bindwijze:gebonden
Aantal pagina's:958
Uitgever:Intersentia
Druk:1
Verschijningsdatum:20-3-2017
Hoofdrubriek:Juridisch

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Over Piet Hein van Kempen

Piet Hein van Kempen, LL.M, PhD is Full Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure Law at Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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PART I. INTRODUCTORY SYNTHESIS AND ANALYSES/ 1ÈRE PARTIE. SYNTHÈSE ET ANALYSES INTRODUCTIVES
Women in prison: a transnational perspective (p. 1)
Femmes en prison: une perspective transnationale (p. 35)

PART II. THEMES/ 2ÈME PARTIE. THÈMES
Women, crime and incarceration: exploring pathways of women in conflict with the law – The case of South Africa (p. 73)
Variations and growth in the levels of female imprisonment (p. 105)
Protection of women in prison under the European Convention on Human Rights (p. 119)
European standards relating to non-judicial protection of women in prison (p. 135)
Protection of women in prison in Asia: positive developments, weaknesses, opportunities and threats – perspectives from UNAFEI and its participating countries (p. 143)
The design of women’s prisons: an architectural perspective on gender-specific needs and realities of female prisoners and main requirements for improvement (p. 161)

PART III. NATIONAL REPORTS/ 3ÈME PARTIE. RAPPORTS NATIONAUX
Women in prison in Argentina (p. 177)
Women in prison in Australia (p. 205)
Women in prison in Austria (p. 251)
Women in prison in Brazil (p. 273)
Women in prison in England and Wales (p. 295)
Women in prison in Finland (p. 333)
Femmes en prison en France (p. 345)
Women in prison in Germany (p. 373)
Women in prison in Greece (p. 417)
Women in prison in Ireland (p. 479)
Femmes en prison en Italie (p. 513)
Women in prison in the Netherlands (p. 539)
Women in prison in New Zealand (p. 563)
Women in prison in Poland (p. 585)
Women in prison in Portugal (p. 613)
Women in prison in Russia (p. 645)
Women in prison in South Africa (p. 663)
Women in prison in Spain (p. 697)
Femmes en prison en Suisse: la situation des femmes prévenues et condamnées (p. 723)
Women in prison in Taiwan (p. 749)
Women in prison in Thailand: implementation of the UN Bangkok Rules in the Thai criminal justice system (p. 773)
Femmes en prison en Turquie (p. 797)
Women in prison in the USA (p. 817)

APPENDIX. THE BANGKOK RULES/ ANNEXE. RÈGLES DE BANGKOK
United Nations Rules for the treatment of women prisoners and non-custodial measures for women offenders (the Bangkok Rules) (p. 869)
Règles des Nations Unies concernant le traitement des femmes détenues et les mesures non privatives de liberté pour les femmes délinquantes (Règles de Bangkok) (p. 891)

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