Transnational Crime and Global Security, 1st Edition

  • Philip Reichel
  • Ryan Randa
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  • ISBN-10: 144084318X
  • ISBN-13: 9781440843181
  • DDC: 364.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 695 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This book provides students, scholars, professionals, and consultants of criminal justice and security studies with comprehensive information about and in-depth analysis of contemporary issues in transnational crime and global security. The first volume covers such core topics as cybercrime, human trafficking, and money laundering and also contains infrequently covered but nevertheless important topics including environmental crime, the weaponization of infectious diseases, and outlaw motorcycle gangs. The second volume unique in its coverage of security issues related to such topics as the return of foreign terrorist fighters, using big data to reinforce security, and how to focus efforts that encourage security cooperation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Advisory Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Provision of Illicit Goods.
1: Illicit Drug Trafficking.
2: Maritime Piracy and Global Security.
3: Fraudulent Medicine.
4: Trafficking in Antiquities.
5: Wildlife Crime and Security.
6: The Impact of Intellectual Property Violations on Economic Security Domestically and Globally.
The Provision of Illicit Services.
7: The Act of Cleaning Illegal Profits: What We Know and Don't Know about Money Laundering.
8: Understanding Cybercrime.
9: Identity-Related Crimes.
10: Transnational Environmental Crime and Global Security.
11: Transnational Sex Trafficking: An Issue of State and Human Security.
12: Human Trafficking for Labor Exploitation.
Crimes Affecting Stability.
13: How the Transnational Crime of Corruption Impacts Global Security.
14: Understanding Terrorism in the Modern Era.
15: Weaponization of Infectious Disease.
About the Editors and Contributors.
Volume 1 Index.