Handbook of Transnational Crime & Justice / Edition 1

Handbook of Transnational Crime & Justice / Edition 1

by Philip Reichel
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Handbook of Transnational Crime & Justice / Edition 1

BONUS OFFER! SAGE has significantly reduced the price of this Handbook in response to professor requests, making it accessible to a student audience worldwide. In addition, everyone who purchases this Handbook will receive 6 months' FREE online access to 4 SAGE Journals: Criminal Justice Review; International Criminal Justice Review; European Journal of Criminology; and Punishment & Society.

In the Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice, editor Philip Reichel has brought together renowned scholars from around the world to offer various perspectives providing global coverage of the increasingly transnational nature of crime and the attempts to provide cooperative cross-national responses. This volume not only has a comprehensive introduction to the topic of transnational crime but also provides specific examples such as international terrorism, drug trafficking, and money laundering to illustrate this ever expanding phenomenon. The Handbook also examines cross-national and international efforts by police, courts, international agencies, and correctional authorities to deal with transnational crime. Part IV concludes the book by addressing emerging issues in transnational crime and justice with particular attention given to transnational organized crime in all regions of the world.

The combination of this cutting-edge Handbook and 6 months' free journal access make this a perfect combination for courses in comparative criminal justice and related topics in the fields criminology and criminal justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412927567
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/05/2005
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Philip L. Reichel is Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Northern Colorado. He is the author of Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: A Topical Approach (6th ed., 2013); coauthor of Corrections (2013), and coeditor of Human Trafficking: Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities (2012). Dr. Reichel has also authored or coauthored more than 30 articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries. He has lectured at universities in Austria, Germany, and Poland, participated in a panel for the United Nations University, was a presenter for a United Nations crime prevention webinar on forced labor trafficking, and was an invited speaker at Zhejiang Police College in Hangzhou, China. He is an active member of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, currently serving as a Trustee-at-large for the latter.

Table of Contents

1. A Historical Overview of Transnational Crime - David Felsen & Akis Kalaitzidis
2. Comparing Crime and Justice - Harry R. Dammer, Philip Reichel, & Ni He
3. Measuring Transnational Crime - Cindy Hill
4. Terrorism in Transition - Jonathan R. White
5. Expanding the International Regime on Money Laundering in Response to Transnational Organized Crime, Terrorism, and Corruption - Elizabeth Joyce
6. The Illicit Traffic in Plundered Antiquities - Christine Alder & Kenneth Polk
7. Computer Crime in a Brave New World - Chris E. Marshall, T. Hank Robinson, & Dae-Hoon Kwak
8. Transnational Environmental Crime - Raymond Michalowski & Kevin Bitten
9. Drug Trafficking as a Transnational Crime - Sandeep Chawla & Thomas Pietschmann
10. Trafficking in Human Beings and Smuggling of Migrants - Andrea Di Nicola
11. War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity, and Genocide in International Criminal Law - Grant Niemann
12. Comparative Overview of Policing, Courts, and Corrections - Mitchel Roth
13. International Instruments on Cooperation in Responding to Transnational Crime - Matti Joutsen
14. “Wild Beasts Without Nationality”: The Uncertain Origins of Interpol, 1898–1910 - Mathieu Deflem
15. International Cooperation in Policing - Maria (Maki) Haberfeld & William H. Mc Donald
16. Adjudicating International Crimes - Frank Höpfel & Claudia Angermaier
17. From Anticolonialism to Neocolonialism: A Brief Political-Economic History of Transnational Concern About Corrections - Robert P. Weiss
18. Organized Crime in Africa - Mark Shaw & Gail Wannenburg
19. Organized Crime in Asia - Richard H. Ward & Daniel J. Mabrey
20. Organized Crime in Europe - Klaus von Lampe
21. Organized Crime in Latin America - Mauricio Rubio & Román Ortiz
22. Organized Crime in North America - James O. Finckenauer & Jay Albanese
23. Juvenile Justice in the International Arena - John Winterdyk
24. Symbolic Law, Isolationism, and the Death Penalty - David Keys

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