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Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice


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PART I: The Problem of Transnational Crime 1. Historical Overview of Transnational Crime - Mitchel P. Roth 2. Comparing Crime and Justice - Harry R. Dammer, Philip L. Reichel and Ni He 3. Measuring and Researching Transnational Crime - Rosemary Barberet PART II: Transnational Crimes 4. Drug Trafficking as a Transnational Crime - Matthew S. Jenner 5. International Trafficking in Weapons - Mike Bourne 6. Trafficking in Counterfeit Goods - Kristiina Kangaspunta and Marco Musumeci 7. Transnational Cybercrime and Fraud - Russell G. Smith 8. Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of Migrants - Andrea Di Nicola 9. Transnational Sex Crimes - Katalin Parti 10. Transnational Envrionmental Crime - Raymond Michalowski and Ronald Kramer 11. Transnational Organized Crime Networks - Jan van Dijk and Toine Spapens 12. The Economics of Money Laundering - Leonardo Borlini 13. Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime - Gus Martin 14. International Criminal Law and International Crimes - Grant Niemann PART III: Transnational Crime Control 15. The United Nations Role in Crime Control and Prevention - Slawomir Redo and Michael Platzer 16. International Instruments on Cooperation in Responding to Transnational Crime - Matti Joutsen 17. Police and Prosecutorial Cooperation in Rsponding to Transnational Crime - Gorazd Mesko and Robert Furman 18. Adjudicating International Crimes - Aaron Fichtelberg 19. Combating Transnational Crime Under the Rule of Law: Contemporary Opportunities and Dilemmas - Emil W. Plywaczewski and Wojciech Filipkowski 20. Transnational Issues Related To Corrections - John Winterdyk and Anne Miller 21. A View From the Trenches: The Reality of International Cooperation - Matti Joutsen PART IV: Regional Analysis 22. Organized Crime in Africa - Mark Shaw 23. Organized Crime in Asia and the Middle East - Richard H. Ward and Daniel J. Mabrey 24. Organized Crime in Europe - Klaus von Lampe 25. Organized Crime in Latin America - Mary Fran T. Malone and Christine B. Malone-Rowe 26. Organized Crime in North America - James O. Finckenauer and Jay S. Albanese 27. Organized Crime in Oceania - Roderic Broadhurst, Mark Lauchs, and Sally Lohrisch

About the Author

Philip L. Reichel earned his Ph.D. in sociology from Kansas State University and is currently Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Northern Colorado. He is the author of Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: A Topical Approach (6th ed., 2013), co-author of Corrections (2013), and co-editor of Human Trafficking: Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities (2012). Dr. Reichel has also authored or co-authored more than 30 articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries. He has lectured at universities in Austria, Germany, and Poland; participated in a panel for the United Nations University; was a presenter for a United Nations crime prevention webinar; presented papers at side events during the United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (Brazil) and the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (Vienna); and was an invited speaker at Zhejiang Police College in Hangzhou, China. He was asked to provide a contribution for an anthology of 14 esteemed scholars who have made a significant contribution to the discipline of criminal justice within a comparative/international context (Lessons From International Criminology/Comparative Criminology/Criminal Justice, 2004) and is an active member of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, serving as a Trustee-at-large for the latter. Jay S. Albanese is a professor and criminologist in the Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He was the first Ph.D. graduate from the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. Dr. Albanese served as Chief of the International Center at the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the research arm of the U.S. Department of Justice for four years, while on loan from VCU. In this capacity, he was responsible for development of transnational crime and justice research projects, and coordination with United Nations efforts in these areas. Dr. Albanese has written and edited 15 books, 65 articles and book chapters, and has made keynote and invited presentations in 15 countries. Recent books include: Transnational Crime and the 21st Century (Oxford University Press, 2011), Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice: Being Ethical When No One is Looking (Prentice Hall, 3rd ed., 2012), and Organized Crime in Our Times (Elsevier, 6th ed., 2011). Dr. Albanese is a recipient of the Elske Smith Distinguished Lecturer Award from Virginia Commonwealth University, the Scholar Award in Criminal Justice from the Virginia Social Science Association, and the Gerhard Mueller Award from the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He has served as Executive Director of the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime, president of the White Collar Crime Research Consortium, and is a past president and fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He is currently Chair of the American Society of Criminology's Division of International Criminology.


"Editors Reichel and Albanese have compiled a volume of essays by experts in the field, which brings together an exemplary range of perspectives on these crimes and international efforts to cope with them....Intended as both a textbook and a reference work, this second edition continues to provide the best single starting point for an overview of the field. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduate through professional collections." -- D. McIntosh * CHOICE *
"In conclusion, the handbook represents a central contribution to the current literature on transnational crime and justice. The authors succeeded to produce a readable, well-structured, and up-to-date material that can be used as a textbook in courses focusing on transnational crime, organized crime, or international criminal justice issues. In addition, this comprehensive and rigorous work provides a valuable guide to transnational crime research and may serve as a reference point not only for scholars but also for practitioners seeking current information on transnational crime and possible ways to prevent or combat illicit activities conducted by organized criminal groups that extend their operations across national borders." -- International Criminal Justice Review (2014).

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