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Internaional Crime and Justice

Edited by: Mangai Natarajan

ISBN13: 9780521144490
Published: February 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback 2011)
Price: £44.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780521196192



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International crime and justice is an emerging field that covers international and transnational crimes that have not been the focus of mainstream criminology or criminal justice. This book examines the field from a global perspective. It provides an introduction to the nature of international and transnational crimes and the theoretical perspectives that assist in understanding the relationship between social change and the waxing and waning of the crime opportunities resulting from globalization, migration, and culture conflicts. Written by a team of world experts, it examines the central role of victim rights in the development of legal frameworks for the prevention and control of transnational and international crimes. It also discusses the challenges to delivering justice and obtaining international cooperation in efforts to deter, detect, and respond to these crimes.

Subjects:
International Criminal Law
Contents:
Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Part I. International Criminology
1. The globalization of crime
2. Routine activities and transnational crime
3. Migration and crime
4. Political violence: a criminological analysis
5. International victimology
6. Children and international criminal justice
7. Women and international criminal justice
8. Culture and crime
Part II. Law, Punishment, and Crime Control Philosophies of the World
9. Legal systems of the world
10. Punishment philosophies
11. Cross-national measures of punitiveness
12. Prisons around the world
13. Crime prevention in international context
Part III. Transnational Crime
14. International drug trafficking
15. Trafficking in human beings
16. International trafficking of stolen vehicles
17. Small arms trafficking
18. Trafficking in art, antiquities, and cultural heritage
19. The illegal cigarette trade
20. Cyber crime
21. International fraud
22. Money laundering
23. Child pornography
24. Maritime crimes
25. Transnational environmental crime
26. The Bhopal gas disaster and corporate criminal negligence
27. Endangered species markets: a focus for criminology?
28. Corruption
29. Tourist and visitor crimes
Part IV. Organized Crime and Terrorism
30. Transnational organized crime
31. The rise of Balkan organized crime
32. Russian organized crime/groups
33. The Italian mafia
34. Extortion and organized crime
35. Asian organized crime groups
36. Drug cartels: neither holy, nor Roman, nor an empire
37. International implications of domestic terrorism
38. Terrorism
Part V. International Crime
39. Genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity
40. History of genocide
41. Apartheid: a crime against humanity
42. War crimes
43. Crime of aggression
Part VI. Delivering International Justice
44. The role of the United Nations
45. Treaties and international law
46. International criminal tribunals
47. The International Criminal Court – ICC
48. The ICC processing of the Darfur Situation
49. Victims' rights in the International Criminal Court
50. NGOs and international criminal justice
51. Human rights commissions
52. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission in South Africa
53. The Guatemalan truth commission
Part VII. International Cooperation and Criminal Justice
54. World policing systems
55. Cross-border policing
56. Challenge and transition – policing developments in the European criminal justice system
57. The European Union and judicial cooperation
58. The longer arm of the law: the growth and limits of international law enforcement and criminal justice cooperation
59. International co-operation to combat money laundering
Part VIII. International Research and Crime Statistics
60. National crime statistics: U.S. uniform crime reports and the National Crime Victimization Survey
61. Highlights of the International Crime Victims Survey
62. Cross-national comparisons based on official statistics of crime
63. International self-report delinquency
64. Qualitative comparative criminological research methods
Part IX. International Research Resources
65. International criminal justice: printed and electronic media, journals and professional associations
66. World criminal justice library network.