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Routledge Studies in Crime and Economics

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  1. Political Economy of Illegal Drugs

    By Pierre Kopp

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Economics

    With debates surrounding the decriminalisation of certain illegal drugs raging in many countries around the world, this new book is a timely and sober reflection on one of the biggest social problems facing the world at large. Of interest not only to economists, but also to criminologists and those...

    Published April 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. An Economic History of Organized Crime

    A National and Transnational Approach

    By Dennis M.P. McCarthy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Economics

    This book is a comparative study of organized crime groups from five different parts of the world: Europe; North America; Central America/South America/Caribbean basin; Africa; and Asia/Western Pacific. Each part contains two case studies and a shorter essay, a vignette. From Europe the case...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Anti Money Laundering Complex and the Compliance Industry

    By Antoinette Verhage

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Economics

    Financial institutions, as gateways to the financial system, to economic power and possibilities, are one of the major vehicles for money laundering and therefore also represent an important means to prevent this type of crime. The compliance officer symbolises a part of this private investment in...

    Published March 1st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Deterrence and Crime Prevention

    Reconsidering the prospect of sanction

    By David M. Kennedy

    Series: Routledge Studies in Crime and Economics

    Deterrence is at the heart of the preventive aspiration of criminal justice. Deterrence, whether through preventive patrol by police officers or stiff prison sentences for violent offenders, is the principal mechanism through which the central feature of criminal justice, the exercise of...

    Published April 14th 2010 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Anti Money Laundering Complex and the Compliance Industry
    By Antoinette Verhage
    To Be Published June 19th 2014

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