Providing you with a wide-ranging introduction to key international issues in crime and its control, this book covers all essential theories, and clearly explains their relevance to the world today. Going beyond just looking at organized crime, the book covers a range of topics including: •Human rights •Terrorism •Trafficking •Cybercrime •Environmental crime •International Law Plenty of case studies and examples are included throughout, including the Bali 9, Rana Plaza and the shooting of Charles De Menezes, and tips on further reading make it easy to know where to go to engage with more debates in the field. Making sure you’re up to date with current issues, this book will be essential reading for students in Criminology and Criminal Justice, as well as those in Law and International Relations.

Towards a Global Criminal Justice?
Towards a Global Criminal Justice?
This chapter will look at

Future directions in transnational criminal justice.

  • Global criminal justice
  • Security and stability
  • Measuring crime
  • Prevention
10.1 Introduction

What is the future of international criminal justice? What are the priorities in the fight against transnational crimes? What are the emerging themes, the key players in the next few years? Is there going to be a clarification of what an international criminal justice system should deliver? This is going to be discussed considering two variables: first, the role of nation-states and international institutions; and second, control of society and the criminology of the dangerous other.

10.2 Background

It is often heard that crime has ‘gone global’. The reality is that there are well-established connections between local and global criminal activities. This ...

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