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Transnational Criminal Justice: Transnational Criminal Justice

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The concept of ‘transnational criminal justice’ has frequently been interpreted in the academic literature as ‘international criminal justice’ or ‘global criminal justice’. Many publications that use the term ‘transnational’ therefore discuss international criminal justice and international legal frameworks. Another form of studies that has developed under the umbrella of transnationality in the field of criminal law is comparative. There has hence been a move from the terminology of ‘international’, ‘global’ and ‘comparative’ criminal justice towards ‘transnational’ criminal justice.

This series considers these developments, but focuses primarily on publications that adhere to a more literal interpretation of the term ‘transnational’. The aim of the series is to provide a forum for discussion of bilateral and multilateral relationships between nations in the field of criminal justice. International law influences these relationships, but is not the focus here. Equally, to explain transnational relationships, comparative analyses are required. While incorporating comparative studies in this series, their aim is the explanation of challenges to criminal justice cooperation in bilateral or multilateral relationships.


Saskia Hufnagel is a qualified German legal professional and accredited specialist in criminal law. She currently works as Lecturer in Criminal Law at Queen Mary University of London. She previously worked as a Research Fellow at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security, Griffith University, Australia, and was a Leverhulme Fellow at the University of Leeds. Her main research areas encompass law enforcement cooperation in Asia, North America, the EU and Australasia, comparative constitutional and human rights law with a focus on terrorism legislation and emergency management and the policing of art crime. Her monograph Policing Cooperation Across Borders: Comparative Perspectives on Law Enforcement within the EU and Australia (Ashgate) was published in 2013. Saskia was awarded an LL.M. (2004) and a PhD in Law (2011) by the Australian National University.

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Confinement, Punishment and Prisons in Africa

Confinement, Punishment and Prisons in Africa

1st Edition

Edited By Marie Morelle, Frédéric Le Marcis, Julia Hornberger
May 11, 2021

This interdisciplinary volume presents a nuanced critique of the prison experience in diverse detention facilities across Africa. The book stresses the contingent, porous nature of African prisons, across both time and space. It draws on original long-term ethnographic research undertaken in both ...

Policing Global Regions The Legal Context of Transnational Law Enforcement Cooperation

Policing Global Regions: The Legal Context of Transnational Law Enforcement Cooperation

1st Edition

By Saskia Maria Hufnagel
January 27, 2021

This book provides a stocktake and comparative socio-legal analysis of law enforcement cooperation strategies in four different regions of the world: the European Union (EU), North America, Greater China and Australasia. The work analyses law enforcement cooperation mechanisms within the ...

Policing Transnational Crime Law Enforcement of Criminal Flows

Policing Transnational Crime: Law Enforcement of Criminal Flows

1st Edition

Edited By Saskia Hufnagel, Anton Moiseienko
June 25, 2020

As the threats posed by organised crime and terrorism persist, law enforcement authorities remain under pressure to suppress the movement, or flows, of people and objects that are deemed dangerous. This collection provides a broad overview of the challenges and trends of the policing of flows. How ...

Assets, Crimes and the State Innovation in 21st Century Legal Responses

Assets, Crimes and the State: Innovation in 21st Century Legal Responses

1st Edition

Edited By Katie Benson, Colin King, Clive Walker
February 18, 2020

Organised crime, corruption, and terrorism are considered to pose significant and unrelenting threats to the integrity, security, and stability of contemporary societies. Alongside traditional criminal enforcement responses, strategies focused on following the money trail of such crimes have become...

Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition

Terrorism, Criminal Law and Politics: The Decline of the Political Offence Exception to Extradition

1st Edition

By Julia Jansson
July 26, 2019

Recent atrocities have ensured that terrorism and how to deal with terrorists legally and politically has been the subject of much discussion and debate on the international stage. This book presents a study of changes in the legal treatment of those perpetrating crimes of a political character ...

Criminal Networks and Law Enforcement Global Perspectives On Illegal Enterprise

Criminal Networks and Law Enforcement: Global Perspectives On Illegal Enterprise

1st Edition

Edited By Saskia Hufnagel, Anton Moiseienko
July 17, 2019

This collection presents an analysis of illicit networks and discusses implications for law enforcement and crime prevention. The contributors draw on a range of methodologies and apply them to diverse international criminological settings, from illegal fishing in the Indo-Pacific to ‘money mule’ ...

Police Cooperation and Sovereignty in the EU Norway’s Lessons for Europe

Police Cooperation and Sovereignty in the EU: Norway’s Lessons for Europe

1st Edition

By Synnøve Ugelvik
July 26, 2018

The State and the police are traditionally seen as closely connected phenomena. Today, however, rapid EU legal developments mean that European police forces are no longer tied to a specific national legal context or a specific territory in the way they used to be. Norway is not a member of the EU....

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