• Entry
  • Reader's guide
  • Entries A-Z
  • Subject index

Maritime Piracy

  • By: York A. Forsyth
  • In: Encyclopedia of Social Deviance
  • Edited by: Craig J. Forsyth & Heith Copes
  • Subject:Psychopathology, Crime & Deviance (general)

In waterways around the world, armed gangs of pirates wreak havoc with trade routes, interfering with the delivery of cargo, fuel, and relief supplies. They hold crews for ransom and steal millions of dollars in goods every year. Dormant for generations, ...

Loading
  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles