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Transnational crime and justice will characterize the 21st century in same way that traditional street crimes dominated the 20th century. In the Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice, Philip Reichel and Jay Albanese bring together top scholars from around the world to offer perspectives on the laws, crimes, and criminal justice responses to transnational crime. This concise, reader-friendly handbook is organized logically around four major themes: the problem of transnational crime; analysis of specific transnational crimes; approaches to its control; and regional geographical analyses. Each comprehensive chapter is designed to be explored as a stand-alone topic, making this handbook an important textbook and reference tool for students and practitioners alike.

The Problem of Transnational Crime
The problem of transnational crime

The chapters making up Part I of the Handbook set the stage for the remaining chapters by providing the historical and contemporary context and then explaining the importance of researching transnational crime.

In Chapter 1, Mitchel P. Roth reminds us of how recent the scholarly interest in transnational crime is. This chapter describes how ...

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