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New and Published Books

  1. Global Human Trafficking

    Critical Issues and Contexts

    Edited by Molly Dragiewicz

    Series: Global Issues in Crime and Justice

    Human trafficking has moved from relative obscurity to a major area of research, policy and teaching over the past ten years. Research has sprung from criminology, public policy, women’s and gender studies, sociology, anthropology, and law, but has been somewhat hindered by the failure of scholars...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Understanding White-Collar Crime

    An Opportunity Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Michael L. Benson, Sally S. Simpson

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    Unlike other books of its kind, Understanding White-Collar Crime: An Opportunity Perspective uses a coherent theoretical perspective in its coverage of white-collar crime. Using opportunity perspective, or the assumption that all crimes depend on offenders having some sort of opportunity to commit...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Corruption, Economic Growth and Globalization

    Edited by Aurora A. C. Teixeira, Carlos Pimenta, António Maia, José António Moreira

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

    Fighting and preventing corruption requires therefore an understanding of the social, political and economic realities that prevail in particularly settings, viewed from an interdisciplinary, multidimensional, and a multi country perspective. It also requires scholars to distinguish between...

    Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Criminal Markets and Mafia Proceeds

    Edited by Ernesto U. Savona, Francesco Calderoni

    This book estimates the proceeds of crime and mafia revenues for different criminal markets such as sexual exploitation, drugs, illicit cigarettes, loan sharking, extortion racketeering, counterfeiting, illicit firearms, illegal gambling and illicit waste management. It is the first time that...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Advances in Research on Illicit Networks

    Edited by Martin Bouchard

    Social network analysis finally reached a critical mass of scholars in the field of criminology. The proven track record of network theory and methods in fostering new advances in our understanding of crimes and criminals has extended the web of researchers willing to integrate this approach to...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Organized Crime

    From the Mob to Transnational Organized Crime, 7th Edition

    By Jay S. Albanese

    Organized Crime: From the Mob to Transnational Organized Crime, Seventh Edition, provides readers with a clear understanding of organized crime, including its definition and causes, how it is categorized under the law, models to explain its persistence, and the criminal justice response to...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Fear and Crime in Latin America

    Redefining State-Society Relations

    By Lucía Dammert

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    The feeling of insecurity is a little known phenomenon that has been only partially explored by social sciences. However, it has a deep social, cultural and economic impact and may even contribute to define the very structures of the state. In Latin America, fear of crime has become an important...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Biker Gangs and Transnational Organized Crime

    2nd Edition

    By Thomas Barker

    Biker Gangs and Transnational Organized Crime, Second Edition, describes and analyzes a rapidly expanding global problem: criminal acts committed by motorcycle gangs. Thomas Barker, one of the world’s top experts on outlaw biker gangs, offers fascinating details about the Bandidos, the Vagos, the...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Human Smuggling and Border Crossings

    By Gabriella Sanchez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship

    Graphic narratives of tragedies involving the journeys of irregular migrants trying to reach destinations in the global north are common in the media and are blamed almost invariably on human smuggling facilitators, described as rapacious members of highly structured underground transnational...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Role of Consent in Human Trafficking

    By Jessica Elliott

    Human trafficking is consistently featured on the global political agenda. This book examines the trafficking of adult female victims for sexual exploitation, and specifically the understanding of consent and its influence in the identification and treatment of trafficking victims. Jessica Elliott...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge