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ORGANIZED CRIME AND THE NEW BUSINESS OF TERROR: The cover story for the current issues of U.S. News & World Report reports on how Jidahist groups are using organized crime to finance their attacks globally. In a series of three connected articles in the same issue, reporter David E. Kaplan points to hybrid activities of

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The organising committee invites you to attend the 19th Annual ANZSOC Conference to held in Hobart, Tasmania from the 7 – 9 February 2006 at Wrest Point Convention Centre on located on the picturesque River Derwent. The theme of the conference is ‘Criminology and Human Rights’ with participants invited to submit an abstract for presentation

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Proposed ECPR section: Comparing Organised crime between new and old threats The ECPR will be organising its 4th General Conference in Pisa, Italy in September 2007. The ECPR Standing group would like to be present and organise a section dedicated to organised crime. The standing group has developed extensively since its last conference in Marburg,

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We are looking for contributors for the 2-volume, illustrated ORGANIZED CRIME: A INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA, VOL.I and II, to be published by ABC-CLIO in 2007. The volume consists of sixteen chapters, broken down into three sections. Section 1 is devoted largely to historical antecedents, causation theories and group dynamics and provides a global overview (by region)

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Published by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, June 2005 (To obtain an electronic copy of the complete report (PDF), please send a request by e-mail to the Research and Evaluation Section (Community, Contract and Aboriginal Policing Services) of the RCMP research_evaluation@rcmp-grc.gc.ca) From the Executive summary: With significant improvements in modes of transport, communication and ever-expanding horizon

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Crime, Media, Culture is the primary vehicle for exchange between scholars who are working at the intersections of criminological and cultural inquiry. It promotes a broad crossdisciplinary understanding of the relationship between crime, criminal justice, media and culture. While Crime, Media, Culture embraces submissions across a range of research perspectives and methodological orientations, it encourages

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7th Global Conference Perspectives on Evil and Human WickednessMonday 13th – Friday 17th March 2006 Salzburg, Austria This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding evil and human wickedness. Perspectives are sought from those engaged in the fields of anthropology, criminology, cultural studies, legal studies, literature, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology.

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Asian Journal of Criminology.An Interdisciplinary Journal on Crime, Law and Deviance in Asia. Editor-in-Chief: R. Broadhurst New journal, to be published in 2006. The Editors now welcome submissions for the Journal’s first Volume The Asian Journal of Criminology aims to advance the study of criminology and criminal justice in Asia, to promote evidence-based public policy

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Pardo, Italo(Ed.)Hardcover 187 pages (12/2004)Publisher: Ashgate Language: EnglishISBN:0 7546 4290 9Price: 89.95$/45£ Synopsis (provided by the publisher) Drawing on detailed enthnographies, the contributors address illegal forms of corruption and more widely, moral and legal forms of corruption in western and non-western societies. Based on descriptive analyses of corrupt practices at and beyoud the local level,