9780195397826

Transnational Crime and the 21st Century Criminal Enterprise, Corruption, and Opportunity

  • ISBN 13:

    9780195397826

  • ISBN 10:

    0195397827

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/12/2011
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Summary

Transnational crime is to the early twenty-first century what city gangs and Al Capone were to the early twentieth century. InTransnational Crime and the 21st Century: Criminal Enterprise, Corruption, and Opportunity,noted criminologist Jay S. Albanese uses case studies, interviews, and the most up-to-date research to explore the connections between transnational crime and organized crime. A concise and affordable supplement for courses in comparative, international, and organized crime, this provocative text offers students a solid basis for understanding the nature of transnational crime. FEATURES * Uses clear, straightforward language,making the text accessible to students of all levels * Categorizes crimes bytype(rather than by topic) in order to help students better grasp the interrelationships between transnational and organized crime * Examines the nine most serious forms of transnational crime:drug trafficking, stolen property, counterfeiting, human trafficking, fraud and cybercrime, commercialized sex, extortion and racketeering, money laundering, and corruption * Proposes concrete solutionsfor preventing organized crime syndicates and networks * Takes a systematic approachto risk assessment, delving into the factors that generate illicit markets and allow criminals to be successful

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