The Economic Geographies of Organized Crime

The Economic Geographies of Organized Crime

by Tim Hall PhD

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ISBN-13: 9781462535194
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 04/09/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 223
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Tim Hall, PhD, is Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Studies and Head of the Department of Applied Social Studies at the University of Winchester, United Kingdom. He is a human geographer who was originally interested in urban geography but who has, since 2006, developed research interests in economic geography and contemporary globalization, with a focus on the roles of organized criminal groups. He is author or editor of a number of articles, book chapters, and books on organized crime and globalization, urban geography, and pedagogy. Dr. Hall is the recipient of the Award for Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning from the Journal of Geography in Higher Education and the Excellence in Leading Geography Award from the Geographical Association, the latter for his article "Where the Money Is: The Geographies of Organized Crime."

Table of Contents

1. Geography and Organized Crime
2. Contemporary Organized Crime
3. Measuring and Researching Organized Crime
4. The Organization of Criminal Enterprises
5. The Spatialities of Organized Crime
6. Criminal Mobilities
7. Responding to Organized Crime
8. Toward Economic Geographies of Organized Crime


Students, instructors, and researchers in geography, criminology, sociology, and economics. Will serve as a supplement or core book in advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level courses such as Geography of Crime, Geography of Drugs, Economic Geography, Political Geography, Human Geography, and Criminology.

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