Organised Crime, Financial Crime and Criminal Justice
Theoretical Concepts and Challenges
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Organised crime and financial crime are pressing global problems, increasingly recognized as policy priorities both by national governments and international bodies and corporations. This proudly interdisciplinary collection is built on the premise that these topics are too often artificially separated, both in scholarship and the classroom. Bringing together scholars from law, the social sciences, and the humanities, this book showcases a diverse range of perspectives on these complex and compelling global issues, and the criminal justice challenges that they pose.
The themes discussed include: Legal Theory and Procedure; Regulation and Enforcement; Prevention and Punishment; Media Representation and Perception. Readers are encouraged to think outside of traditional disciplinary bounds, and form their own connections and conclusions inspired by the juxtaposition of perspectives rarely seen together in the same volume.
Table of Contents
- Italy’s other ‘other mafia’: remediation and representations of the ’ndrangheta
- Italy’s ‘circle of legality’: the confiscation and social use of assets in the fight against the mafia
- Unexplained Wealth Orders and the Right Not To Self-Incriminate
- The introduction of anti-money laundering legislation in the Vatican City State
- How and to what extent has public-private financial information sharing improved the UK’s counter terrorist financing reporting regime?
- The future of criminal finance: ‘bin Ladens’ and the cashless society
- Crypto-Assets and Criminality: A Critical Review Focusing on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing
- Setting the Conditions of Competition: Repositioning the Neoliberal State in the Fraud Debate and Kate Tudor
- Representing White Collar Crime in the Caribbean
- Deferred Prosecution Agreements: A Soft Touch?
- The United Kingdom, Organised Crime and Money Laundering: A Critical Reflection
Ed Johnston, Dan Jasinski and Amber Phillips
Stefania di Buccio and Amber Phillips
Susan Clarke Garnett
Charlie Robson and Nicholas Ryder
Rikard Jalkebro and William Vlcek
Oliver Charles and Umut Turksen
Nicholas Ryder, Samantha Bourton and Demelza Hall
Ed Johnston is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Procedure at the University of Northampton. His research and teaching centres on the field of field of criminal justice and in particular on the law of disclosure, fair trial rights and adversarial justice.
Dan Jasinski is a Barrister (Unregistered) and Senior Lecturer in Law at Kingston University. Dan's current research focusses on legal skills and the criminal process and he has previously taught skills modules on the Bar Training Course, in addition to Organised Crime on the LLB. Dan is currently undertaking a PhD on the use of technology in the criminal courtroom.
Amber Phillips is a Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of the West of England. Having initially trained as a translator, her career as a criminologist began in 2012 while she was living and working in Calabria, Italy as part of the EU-funded Leonardo da Vinci scheme. Her experiences with anti-mafia organisations in Calabria inspired her AHRC-funded PhD, which she successfully defended in 2018. As a researcher, Dr Phillips is primarily interested in transnational organised crime and mafia-type groups, as well as the impact of cultural representations and media narratives on crime control policy.