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By Philip L. Reichel

Transnational crime and justice will signify the twenty first century in similar manner that conventional highway crimes ruled the 20 th century. within the Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice, Philip Reichel and Jay Albanese collect best students from world wide to provide views at the legislation, crimes, and felony justice responses to transnational crime. This concise, reader-friendly guide is prepared logically round 4 significant topics: the matter of transnational crime; research of particular transnational crimes; methods to its keep an eye on; and nearby geographical analyses. every one complete bankruptcy is designed to be explored as a stand-alone subject, making this instruction manual an incredible textbook and reference device for college students and practitioners alike.

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One recent analysis of this issue argues that not only are these fears of “illicit globalization” and the “loss of state control” overtly alarmist, they are “misleading and suffer from historical amnesia” (Andreas, 2011, p. 3). This chapter demonstrates that the process of globalization is not just a recent phenomenon and that it has been going on for many centuries, albeit on a much smaller scale. The reality of a shrinking world dates back at least to 1519 when the Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan became the first person to circumnavigate the world and establish the first global linkages, initiating trade on a global scale.

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