Cyberspace Crime

Author: D.S wall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351776614

Category: Social Science

Page: 608

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This book was published in 2003.This book is a collection of key texts that have contributed towards, or have reflected, the various debates that have taken place over crime and the internet during that past decade. The texts are organised into three parts. The first contains a number of viewpoints and perspectives that facilitate our broader understanding of cyberspace crime/ cybercrimes. The second part addresses each of the major types of cybercrime - trespass/ hacking/cracking, thefts/ deceptions, obscenities/ pornography, violence - and illustrate their associated problems of definition and resolution. The third and final part contains a selection of texts that each deal with the impact of cyberspace crime upon specific criminal justice processes: the police and the trial process.
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Occupational Crime

Author: Gerald Mars

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351759329

Category: Social Science

Page: 438

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This title was first publishde in 2001. Occupational crime is found in the whole range of occupations and at all levels. Despite the fact that activities are widespread and well known, the area is blurred by contradictory perceptions, denials and arguments over definition. This volume presents influential essays on the topic.
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Organized Crime

Author: Nikos Passas

Publisher: Dartmouth Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781855214378

Category: Social Science

Page: 579

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Organized Crime, Corruption and Crime Prevention

Essays in Honor of Ernesto U. Savona

Author: Stefano Caneppele,Francesco Calderoni

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3319018396

Category: Social Science

Page: 337

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​​​This volume collects new contributions to research on mafias, organized crime, money laundering, and other forms of complex crimes, gathering some of the most authoritative and well-known scholars in the field. The chapters for this volume are original peices written in honor of the retirement of Dr. Ernesto U. Savona, highlighting his research and legacy. Throughout his academic career, Professor Ernesto U. Savona has investigated complex crimes ranging from organized crime, to economic crime, to money laundering. In his work, he has tried to bring together academics, policy makers, and practitioners to bring understanding for crime problems and innovative solutions. His passion towards the practical application of the findings of scientific research led him to found Transcrime in 1994, which is today among the most important criminological think-tanks in Europe.This important book is aimed at scholars studying criminal policy and research, particularly in the areas of criminal networks, organized crime, white collar crime, the history of criminology.
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Russian and Post-Soviet Organized Crime

Author: Mark Galeotti

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351550357

Category: Law

Page: 362

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A timely look at a widespread yet largely uninvestigated area of Russian life. Chapters include: consideration of the history and basis in culture for the organization of crime in Russia; the actions of emigres to the USA; and the development of modern sophistications of exchange and networking that currently blight privatization. Diverse perspectives, including comparative, structural and ethnic frameworks, give unprecedented national and international insights into a pervasive element of modern Russia.
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Professional Criminals

Author: Dick Hobbs

Publisher: Dartmouth Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781855214149

Category: Social Science

Page: 402

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The International library of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Penology is an important publishing initiative that brings together the most significant contemporary published journal essays in current criminology, criminal justice and penology.
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Transnational Crime

Author: Nikos Passas

Publisher: Ashgate Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781840140002

Category: Social Science

Page: 571

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An examination of aspects of transnational crime. The book explores the threat of transnational crime - particularly organized crime - cross-border criminal enterprises such as illegal immigrant smuggling and the black market arms trade, and the transnational misconduct of legitimate organizations.
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Global Crime: An Encyclopedia of Cyber Theft, Weapons Sales, and Other Illegal Activities [2 volumes]

Author: Philip L. Reichel

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440860157

Category: Social Science

Page: 805

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A definitive resource for understanding such far-reaching and often interconnected crimes as cyber theft, drug trafficking, human smuggling, identity theft, wildlife poaching, and sex tourism. • Includes primary source documents such as international treaties and conventions related to global crime • Provides quick access to key terms, events, individuals, and organizations playing a key role in combating global crime • Includes suggested sources for additional information in each entry to aid readers who want to examine the topic in more detail • Features scholars and practitioners from more than 10 countries who have specific knowledge of, and experience with, many of the global crimes covered in the work
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Crime and Social Institutions

Author: Richard Rosenfeld

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 549

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This volume presents recent theoretical arguments and empirical research on the relationship between crime and the structure of communities and whole societies. Focusing on the 'institutional-anomie' perspective and allied crime theories, the selections examine the impact on crime of the family, education, community organizations and social welfare institutions. An important theme of the volume is that vital social institutions can cushion the effects of poverty and inequality on crime rates.
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