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Author Martin, John McCullough.

Title Multinational crime : terrorism, espionage, drug & arms trafficking / by John M. Martin, Anne T. Romano.

Published Newbury Park : Sage, [1992]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  364.135 MART    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 161 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Studies in crime, law, and justice ; v. 9.
Studies in crime, law, and justice ; v. 9.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-150) and indexes.
Contents Foreword / Joseph P. Fitzpatrick -- Preface / John M. Martin and Anne T. Romano -- 1. Multinational Systemic Crime -- 2. Terrorism and Espionage -- 3. Drug-Trafficking and Arms-Trafficking -- 4. Three Pertinent Observations -- 5. Approaching the Study of Multinational Systemic Crime -- 6. Some Historical and Contemporary Contexts of Multinational Systemic Crime.
Summary This book considers multinational systemic crime - crimes by various kinds of organizations that operate across national boundaries and in two or more countries simultaneously. This concept refers to a variety of criminal behaviour systems including, but not limited to, the four crimes examined in this volume: terrorism, espionage, drug and arms trafficking. These offences carry strong connotations of evil, and yet outrage quickly becomes justification when, for example, espionage is carried out in the name of national security.
The authors examine these issues from the perspective of interactions and social and cultural conflict theories. In the absence of a global criminal justice system, this book studies the criminal or
Other author Romano, Anne T.
Subject Transnational crime.
Drug traffic.
ISBN 0803945973
0803945981 (paperback)