Global Criminology, Human Rights and Social Justice: A Recipe for Resisting Empire

Gregg Barak, Eastern Michigan University

Whether at home or abroad, domestically or internationally, the linkages or various connections between global, national community, and personal spheres of interaction require that a criminology strong enough to confront the U.S. empire will have to nuture a criminology that, first and foremost, revolves around human rights and social justice as fundamental to its epistemological orientation, and secondly strives to develop local, national, and international policies of social change and control that facilitate maximum potential and growth of all human beings.

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Updated 05/20/2006