Organized Crime Products

  • Human Trafficking

    A Complex Phenomenon of Globalization and Vulnerability

    Edited by Natividad Gutiérrez Chong, Jenny B Clark

    In the post-Cold War era, economic globalization has resulted in the buying and selling of human beings. Poverty, social instability, lawlessness, gender biases, and ethnic hostility have entrapped millions in the world of modern day slavery, with the result that human trafficking is one of the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Radicalization and Terrorism

    By Willem Koomen, Joop Van Der Pligt

    Terrorism and radicalization have a long history, but in recent years their prominence has been a particularly conspicuous and influential feature of the global political landscape. This important book presents an overview of the processes involved in radicalization and terrorism, and introduces a…

    Paperback – 2015-09-23 
    Routledge

  • The Mafia and Clientelism

    Roads to Rome in Post-War Calabria

    By James Walston

    This book, first published in 1988, is a study of clientelism in the south of Italy, its relationship with the mafia and its importance in the context of national politics. The book explains the existence of clientelism in modern societies and its relation to the distribution of public resources.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The History of Crime and Punishment

  • Criminals and Terrorists in Partnership

    Unholy Alliance

    Edited by Helena Carrapico, Daniela Irrera, Bill Tupman

    The nexus between terrorism and organised crime consists of a strategic alliance between two non-state actors who are able to exploit illegal markets, threaten the security of individuals, and influence policy-making on a global level. Recent Europol reports have pointed towards the importance of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Corruption, Economic Growth and Globalization

    Edited by Aurora A.C. Teixeira, Carlos Pimenta, António Maia, José António Moreira

    Corruption is increasingly placed on top of the agenda of national governments and supra national institutions, such as the OECD, UN or the World Bank. A necessary condition for promoting sustainable economic growth is the pre-existence of a stable political system which is able to control…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Intersections of Crime and Terror

    Edited by James J.F. Forest

    During the last ten years an increasing number of government and media reports, scholarly books and journal articles, and other publications have focused our attention on the expanded range of interactions between international organized crime and terrorist networks. A majority of these…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful

    Edited by Gregg Barak

    Across the world, most people are well aware of ordinary criminal harms to person and property. Often committed by the powerless and poor, these individualized crimes are catalogued in the statistics collected annually by the FBI and by similar agencies in other developed nations. In contrast, the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    By Micheline Lessard

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the…

    Hardback – 2015-05-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Studies in Gangs and Cartels

    By Robert J. Bunker, John P. Sullivan

    Concerns over the changing nature of gangs and cartels and their relationships to states in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has resulted in the emergence of a scholarly body of work focused on their national security threat potentials. This body of work, utilizing the third generation gangs…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge

  • Fraud Examiners in White-Collar Crime Investigations

    By Petter Gottschalk

    In Fraud Examiners in White-Collar Crime Investigations, Petter Gottschalk examines and evaluates the investigative processes used to combat white-collar crime. He also presents a general theory regarding the economic, organizational, and behavioral dimensions of its perpetrators. Pool Your…

    Hardback – 2015-05-19
    CRC Press

  • Defining and Defying Organised Crime

    Discourse, Perceptions and Reality

    Edited by Felia Allum, Francesca Longo

    Organized crime is now a major threat to all industrial and non-industrial countries. Using an inter-disciplinary and comparative approach this book examines the nature of this threat. By analysing the existing, official institutional discourse on organized crime it examines whether or not it has…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Protection Rackets in Post-New Order Indonesia

    Coercive Capital, Authority and Street Politics

    By Ian Douglas Wilson

    Gangs and militias have been a persistent feature of social and political life in Indonesia. During the authoritarian New Order regime they constituted part of a vast network of sub-contracted coercion and social control on behalf of the state. Indonesia’s subsequent democratisation has seen gangs…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

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