An Introduction to Political Crime

An Introduction to Political Crime

by Jeffrey Ian Ross

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847426796
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 06/15/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey Ian Ross is professor in the School of Criminal Justice and a research fellow of the Center for International and Comparative Law at the University of Baltimore. He is the author, coauthor, editor, or coeditor of numerous books, including, most recently, The Globalization of Supermax Prisons.

Table of Contents

List of boxes, figures and tables
About the author
Foreword by David O. Friedrichs

1. Introduction
2. Theoretical explanations of political crime
3. Oppositional political crimes
4. Nonviolent oppositional political crimes
5. Violent oppositional political crimes: assassination, riot, sabotage, subversion, and terrorism
6. State crime
7. Political corruption
8. Illegal domestic surveillance
9. Human rights violations
10. State violence
11. State-corporate crime
12. Conclusion: controlling oppositional and state crime


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