Crimes of Globalization

Title

Crimes of Globalization

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Description

This book addresses immensely consequential crimes in the world today that, to date, have been almost wholly neglected by students of crime and criminal justice: crimes of globalization. This term refers to the hugely harmful consequences of the policies and practices of international financial institutions – principally in the global South. A case is made for characterizing these policies and practices specifically as crime. Although there is now a substantial criminological literature on transnational crimes, crimes of states and state-corporate crimes, crimes of globalization intersect with, but are not synonymous with, these crimes… [From Amazon.com]

ISBN

9780415856317

Publication Date

2015

Publisher

Routledge

City

New York, NY

Keywords

Crime, Globalization, Transnational crime

Disciplines

Criminology