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Organised Crime, Financial Crime and Criminal Justice
Theoretical Concepts and Challenges

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ISBN 9780367897451
May 4, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
246 Pages

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Book Description

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

  1. Introduction
  2. Ed Johnston, Dan Jasinski and Amber Phillips

  3. Italy’s other ‘other mafia’: remediation and representations of the ’ndrangheta
  4. Amber Phillips

  5. Italy’s ‘circle of legality’: the confiscation and social use of assets in the fight against the mafia
  6. Stefania di Buccio and Amber Phillips

  7. Unexplained Wealth Orders and the Right Not To Self-Incriminate
  8. Marnia Lovejoy

  9. The introduction of anti-money laundering legislation in the Vatican City State
  10. Susan Clarke Garnett

  11. How and to what extent has public-private financial information sharing improved the UK’s counter terrorist financing reporting regime?
  12. Charlie Robson and Nicholas Ryder

  13. The future of criminal finance: ‘bin Ladens’ and the cashless society
  14. Rikard Jalkebro and William Vlcek

  15. Crypto-Assets and Criminality: A Critical Review Focusing on Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing
  16. Ilias Kapsis

  17. Setting the Conditions of Competition: Repositioning the Neoliberal State in the Fraud Debate and Kate Tudor
  18. Representing White Collar Crime in the Caribbean
  19. Lucy Evans

  20. Deferred Prosecution Agreements: A Soft Touch?
  21. Oliver Charles and Umut Turksen

  22. The United Kingdom, Organised Crime and Money Laundering: A Critical Reflection

          Nicholas Ryder, Samantha Bourton and Demelza Hall

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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.