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  1. Labour Migration, Human Trafficking and Multinational Corporations

    The Commodification of Illicit Flows

    Edited by Ato Quayson, Antonela Arhin

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    Although much literature on human trafficking focuses on sex trafficking, a great deal of human trafficking results from migrant workers, compelled - by economic deprivation in their home countries - to seek better life opportunities abroad, especially in agriculture, construction and domestic work...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Disengaging from Terrorism – Lessons from the Turkish Penitents

    By Kamil Yılmaz

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    This book presents an in-depth case study of thirteen individuals who moved away from terrorist activity in Turkey. Setting their life stories in the context of political violence in support of Kurdish independence and a leftist revolution, and the response of the Turkish state, the book examines...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Human Security, Transnational Crime and Human Trafficking

    Asian and Western Perspectives

    Edited by Shiro Okubo, Louise Shelley

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    In recent years, drug use, illegal migration and human trafficking have all become more common in Asia, North America and Asia: the problems of organized crime and human trafficking are no longer confined to operating at the traditional regional level. This book fills a gap in the current...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Environmental Crime and Corruption in Russia

    Federal and Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Sally Stoecker, Ramziya Shakirova

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    Environmental devastation, a significant consequence of industrial activity in Soviet times, continues to be a major problem in Russia. Specific problems include radioactive pollutants from inadequately monitored nuclear plants, illegal logging and wildlife poaching which have grown into hugely...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Organized Crime and Corruption in Georgia

    Edited by Louise Shelley, Erik R. Scott, Anthony Latta

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    Georgia is one of the most corrupt and crime-ridden nations of the former Soviet Union. In the Soviet period, Georgians played a major role in organized crime groups and the shadow economy operating throughout the Soviet Union, and in the post-Soviet period, Georgia continues to be important source...

    Published April 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Russia's Battle with Crime, Corruption and Terrorism

    Edited by Robert Orttung, Anthony Latta

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    This book examines Russia's attempts to tackle the challenges of the new and increasing security threats of rising crime, corruption and terrorism that it has experienced since the break-up of the Soviet Union in 1991. It demonstrates the close links between the rising drug trade, border problems,...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Human Trafficking and Human Security

    Edited by Anna Jonsson

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    Human trafficking, and the related problems of organised crime and prostitution, has become a serious problem for post-Soviet countries since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Human trafficking has a major impact on the countries of origin, the destination countries and the countries of transit,...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Irregular Migration from the Former Soviet Union to the United States

    By Saltanat Liebert

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    This book is the first in English to examine irregular migration from post-Soviet states, focusing in particular on migration to the United States. Due to globalization and the end of the Cold War, citizens of the former Soviet Union are on the move as never before. The political, economic, and...

    Published August 19th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Russian Business Power

    The Role of Russian Business in Foreign and Security Relations

    Edited by Andreas Wenger, Robert Orttung, Jeronim Perovic

    Series: Routledge Transnational Crime and Corruption

    Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia has developed a powerful business community and a potent network of transnational organized groups. Russian Business Power explores the powerful impact these new actors are having on the evolution of the Russian state and its foreign...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

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    By Sappho Xenakis
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