Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice, 2nd Edition

  • Philip Reichel
  • Jay Albanese
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1483311244
  • ISBN-13: 9781483311241
  • DDC: 364.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 564 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released October 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This book brings together top scholars from around the world to offer perspectives on the laws, crimes, and criminal justice responses to transnational crime. This concise, reader-friendly handbook is organized logically around four major themes: the problem of transnational crime; analysis of specific transnational crimes; approaches to its control; and regional geographical analyses. Each comprehensive chapter is designed to be explored as a stand-alone topic, making this handbook an important textbook and reference tool for students and practitioners alike.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Problem of Transnational Crime.
1: Historical Overview of Transnational Crime.
2: Comparing Crime and Justice.
3: Measuring and Researching Transnational Crime.
Transnational Crimes.
4: Drug Trafficking as a Transnational Crime.
5: Transnational Trafficking in Weapons.
6: Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods.
7: Transnational Cybercrime and Fraud.
8: Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants.
9: Transnational Sex Crimes.
10: Transnational Environmental Crime.
11: Transnational Organized Crime Networks.
12: The Economics of Money Laundering.
13: Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime.
14: International Criminal Law and International Crimes.
Transnational Crime Control.
15: The United Nations’ Role in Crime Control and Prevention.
16: International Instruments on Cooperation in Responding to Transnational Crime.
17: Police and Prosecutorial Cooperation in Responding to Transnational Crime.
18: Adjudicating International Crimes.
19: Combating Transnational Crime Under the Rule of Law.
20: Transnational Issues Related to Corrections.
21: A View from the Trenches.
Regional Analysis.
22: Organized Crime in Africa.
23: Organized Crime in Asia and the Middle East.
24: Organized Crime in Europe.
25: Organized Crime in Latin America.
26: Organized Crime in North America.
27: Organized Crime in Oceania.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.