From trafficking to cybercrime, from terrorism to organised crime, the challenges presented by globalisation to systems of criminal justice are immense. This major new textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to international issues in crime and its control.
The book covers essential theories in an accessible fashion, clearly explaining their relevance to contemporary concerns. It goes on to deal with a range of substantive topics in international criminology, including:
” Human rights
” Organised crime
” Crimes against humanity
” Environmental crime
” State crime
The book includes case studies and examples throughout, to illustrate key topics and ideas. It also offers tips on further reading and a comprehensive glossary.
Transnational Crime and Criminal Justice assumes no prior knowledge and brings readers to the forefront of current debates on transnational crime. It is essential reading for undergraduate students in Criminology and Criminal Justice. It is also of interest to students in Law and International Relations.