Post Tagged with: "organised crime"

Review – Drug War Capitalism

Review – Drug War Capitalism

Dawn Paley’s book captures the opportunistic capacity of neoliberal decision-makers to advance policy agendas through the War on Drugs in Latin America.

Review – Routledge Handbook of Transnational Organized Crime

Review – Routledge Handbook of Transnational Organized Crime

Allum and Gilmour’s Routledge anthology deftly fills the niche between more general encyclopedias of organized crime and those works focusing on specific individuals or genres of transnational actors.

The UN Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and its Ambiguities

The UN Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and its Ambiguities

The UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime addresses issues important to global security. However, its universal principles, ignorance of local contexts and ambiguity are problematic.

Review – The Terrorist-Criminal Nexus

Review – The Terrorist-Criminal Nexus

Jennifer L. Hesterman’s latest book straddles the line between a training and explanatory text, providing a welcome approach to understanding the growing threat of violent non-state actors.

Review – Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico

Review – Criminal Insurgencies in Mexico

Robert J. Bunker’s wide ranging edited collection provides valuable insight into the activities of Mexican drug cartels and gangs – though the analysis is short on policy prescriptions.

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