Multinational Crime: Terrorism, Espionage, Drug and Arms Trafficking / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- SAGE Publications
This book considers multinational systemic crime - crimes by various kinds of organizations that operate across national boundaries and in two or more countries simultaneously. This concept refers to a variety of criminal behaviour systems including, but not limited to, the four crimes examined in this volume: terrorism, espionage, drug and arms trafficking. These offences carry strong connotations of evil, and yet outrage quickly becomes justification when, for example, espionage is carried out in the name of national security.
The authors examine these issues from the perspective of interactions and social and cultural conflict theories. In the absence of a global criminal justice system, this book studies the criminal or
Table of Contents
IntroductionMultinational Systemic CrimeTerrorism and EspionageDrug-Trafficking and Arms-TraffickingThree Pertinent ObservationsApproaching The Study of Multinational Systemic CrimeSome Historical and Contemporary Contexts of Multinational Systemic Crime