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Routledge Handbook of Transnational Organized Crime

Edited by: Felia Allum , Stan Gilmour

Print publication date:  November  2011
Online publication date:  March  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415579797
eBook ISBN: 9780203698341
Adobe ISBN: 9781135424572

10.4324/9780203698341
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Transnational organized crime crosses borders, challenges States, exploits individuals, pursues profit, wrecks economies, destroys civil society, and ultimately weakens global democracy. It is a phenomenon that is all too often misunderstood and misrepresented. This handbook attempts to redress the balance, by providing a fresh and interdisciplinary overview of the problems which transnational organized crime represents. The innovative aspect of this handbook is not only its interdisciplinary nature but also the dialogue between international academics and practitioners that it presents.

The handbook seeks to provide the definitive overview of transnational organized crime, including contributions from leading international scholars as well as emerging researchers. The work starts by examining the origins, concepts, contagion and evolution of transnational organized crime and then moves on to discuss the impact, governance and reactions of governments and their agencies, before looking to the future of transnational organized crime, and how the State will seek to respond.

Providing a cutting edge survey of the discipline, this work will be essential reading for all those with an interest in this dangerous phenomenon.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Transnational Organized Crime as a Security Concept Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Transnational Organized Crime and Social Sciences Myths Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  5:  The Many Faces of Organized Crime in Europe, and its Assessment Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The Past and Present of Transnational Organized Crime in America Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Transnational Organized Crime in Russia Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Nigerian Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Transnational and Organized Crime in the Indo-Asia Pacific Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Black Societies and Triad-Like Organized Crime in China Download PDF
Chapter  11:  The Geography of Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  12:  The Practice of Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  13:  The Evolution of the International Drugs Trade Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The Human Trafficking–Organized Crime Nexus Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Foundations and Evolution of the Crime–Terror Nexus Download PDF
Chapter  16:  A Bog of Conspiracy Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Responding to Transnational Organized Crimes Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Transnational Organized Crime and the Global Village Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Ethnicity, Migration and Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Women and Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Transnational Organized Crime and Alternative Culture Industry Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Civil Society and Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Human Rights and The Policing of Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Criminalizing People Smuggling Download PDF
Chapter  26:  The State and Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Transnational Organized Crime and Terrorism Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Go with the Flow and Undo the Knots Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Friends with Shared Aims? UK Experience Targeting Crime Overseas with Partner States — The Need, the Roles and the Issues Download PDF
Chapter  30:  The Endangered Empire Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Local Policing and Transnational Organized Crime Download PDF
Chapter  32:  The Fight Against Transnational Organized Crime in Italy Download PDF
Chapter  33:  ‘Mind the (Information) Gap’ Download PDF
Chapter  34:  The Fight Against Transnational Organized Crime in Russia Download PDF
Chapter  35:  The Threat of Harm by Transnational Organized Criminals Download PDF
Chapter  36:  The Fight Against TOC in the Indo-Asia Pacific Download PDF
Introduction_Felia_Allum_and_Stan Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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