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NCJ Number: 158271 Find in a Library
Title: Globalization of Criminology: The New Frontier is the Frontier
Journal: Transnational Organized Crime  Volume:1  Issue:1  Dated:(Spring 1995)  Pages:1-22
Author(s): W F McDonald
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 22
Type: Survey
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This article describes the emerging field of transnational criminology and outlines the contours of a research agenda.
Abstract: Similar to traditional criminology, transnational criminology can be divided into two subareas, including transnational criminality (causes, characteristics, social and geographic distributions, and effects) and transnational, or even global, institutions of crime control that are being constructed. The international regime being built to deal with transnational crime represents a postmodern crossing of borders, and an assertion of particular universal values. The research community can help ensure that this process of creating new structures of cooperative criminal justice will be a democratic one. 65 notes
Main Term(s): World criminology
Index Term(s): Foreign criminal justice research; International crime statistics; International Law Enforcement Cooperation
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