Title: Transnational Criminology:Trafficking & Global Criminal Markets
Author: MACKENZIE SIMON
Publication date: 01/04/2022
Imprint: BRISTOL UNIVERSITY PRESS
Publishing status: Active
This pioneering study looks across key trafficking crimes to develop a social theory of transnational criminal markets from New Zealand researcher Simon Mackenzie.
Transnational Criminology is a wide look at human trafficking, drug dealing, and black markets in wildlife, diamonds, guns and antiquities, The author offers an in-depth analysis of structural similarities and differences within illicit trade networks, and explores the economic underpinnings which drive global trafficking. Revealing how traffickers think of their illegal enterprises as ‘just business’, he draws broader lessons for the ways forward in understanding criminality in this emerging field.
Contents: Introduction: Trafficking as Transnational Crime Drug Trafficking Human Trafficking Wildlife Trafficking Diamond Trafficking Arms Trafficking Antiquities Trafficking Conclusion: A Social Theory of Transnational Criminal Markets
Author Biography: Simon Mackenzie is Professor of Criminology and Head of the School of Social and Cultural Studies at Victoria University of Wellington.
Series: New Horizons in Criminology
Dimension: 234mm X 156mm