Human Security, Transnational Crime and Human Trafficking: Asian and Western Perspectives / Edition 1

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Overview

In recent years, drug use, illegal migration and human trafficking have all become more common in Asia, North America and Asia: the problems of organized crime and human trafficking are no longer confined to operating at the traditional regional level. This book fills a gap in the current literature by examining transnational crime, human trafficking and its implications for human security from both Western and Asian perspectives. The book:


  • Provides an outline of the overall picture of organized crime and human trafficking in the contemporary world, examining the current trends and recent developments
  • contrasts the experience and perception of these problems in Asia with those in the West, by analyzing the distinctive Japanese perspective on globalization, human security and transnational crime
  • examines the policy responses of key states and international institutions in Germany, Canada, the United States, the European Union, Japan, and Korea.

This book argues that any effort to combat these crimes requires a response that addresses the welfare of human beings alongside the standard criminal law response. It represents a timely analysis of the increasingly serious problems of transnational crime, human trafficking and security.

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"A compelling read,this book is loaded with current research on transnational crime and human traficking; it also includes many valuable figures and tables. The book is also well organized, which prevents the research from becoming overwhelming... I believe this book has considerable value for any security professional whose company's goods or services cross international boundaries, as well as for those simply interested in learning more about international crime and human trafficking." - Kevin D. Eack; Security Management, May 2012
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Meet the Author

Shiro Okubo is a Professor of Law and the Dean of the Institute of International Studies and Area Studies at Ritsumeikan University, Japan. He is the author of The Individual and Associations as Human Rights Actors in Post-War Japan and co-editor of Crime and Human Right in the Borderless Society. Louise Shelley is Professor in the School of Public Policy at George Mason University, USA; she is the founder and Director of the Terrorism, Transnational Crime and Corruption Center (TraCCC). She recently co-edited Human Traffic and Transnational Crime: Eurasian and American Perspectives.

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Table of Contents

Preface: Origin and Objective of the Human Security Project Shiro Okubo

Part One: Human Security and Transnational Crime

1. Human Security and Transnational Crime Shiro Okubo

2. Transnational Organized Crime: The German Response Hans Joerg Albrecht

3. International Organized Crime Operating in Western Europe: The Judicial and Police Approach Against Organized Crime in the European Union Joaquin Gonzalez

4. Canada’s New Concerted Efforts to Combat Transnational Organized Crime: New Concerns, Emerging New Enforcement Practices, and New Legislation Yvon Dandurand and Vivienne Chin

5. Japanese Crime Situation and Transnational Organized Crime Kan Ueda and Yasuhiro Tanabe

6. Drug Trafficking and Korea Sung-Kwon Cho

7. Organized Crime Control and Drug Prevention Strategy: Thai Perspective Prathan Watanavanich

Part Two: Human Security and Human Trafficking

8. International Human Trafficking: An Important Component of Transnational Crime Louise Shelley

9. The European Union Effort to Combat Illegal Migration, Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings: Impact on Spanish Law Emiliano García Coso

10. Trafficking into the United States and Western Hemisphere from Asia John Picarelli

11. Current Situation of Migrant Women Employed in the Sex and Entertainment Sector of Korea Geon-Soo Han

12. Japanese Experience and Response in Combating Trafficking Atsushi Kondo

Conclusion Louise Shelley

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