Organized crime: world perspectives

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Prentice Hall, 2003 - 482 pagina's
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Written by natives of each of the many countries represented here, this unique collection illustrates the similarities and differences in organized crime around the world. Each country's demographics and location is described and the introduction to each section indicates how the events in other nations on each continent continue to shape the nature and extent of organized crime in many different countries. This compilation of essays provides an analysis of organized crime from the North American, European, Asian, South American, Australasian and African perspectives, as well as the criminal justice response to organized crime. For those interested in a comprehensive analysis of organized crime around the world.

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Part One Perspectives from North America
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A Canadian Perspective
46
Part Two Perspectives from Europe
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Jay S. Albanese, Ph.D., is a professor and criminologist in the Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. From 2002-2006, he served as chief of the International Center at the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the research arm of the U.S. Department of Justice. Dr. Albanese has written and edited 14 books and 60 articles and book chapters. Recent books include COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS, 4/e (2011), ORGANIZED CRIME IN OUR TIMES, 5e (2011), CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 4e (2008), and PROFESSIONAL ETHICS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE: BEING ETHICAL WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING, 3e (2011). Recent edited books include TRANSNATIONAL CRIME (2005) and COMBATING PIRACY: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY THEFT AND FRAUD (2009). His honors include the 2011 Gerhard Mueller Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences International Section for outstanding contributions to comparative and international criminal justice, the Elske Smith Distinguished Lecturer Award from Virginia Commonwealth University, and the Scholar Award in Criminal Justice from the Virginia Social Science Association. Dr. Albanese has made keynote and invited presentations in 12 countries. A past president and fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), he has served as executive director of the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime and president of the White Collar Crime Research Consortium. He received the Ph.D. from Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice.

Dr. Dilip K. Das was educated at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, University of Geneva, Switzerland. A professor of international trade and international finance and banking, he was associated with Webster College Geneva; ESSEC, Paris; INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France; Australian National University, Canberra; Graduate School of Business, University of Sydney, Sydney. He has published extensively on international trade, international finance, international business, globalization related issues and the Asian economy in the recent past. He has worked as a consultant for the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and the USAID.

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