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Global Organized Crime

Global Organized Crime

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Mitchel P. Roth
  • Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 308
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ABC-CLIO's celebrated Contemporary World Issues series---available in both print and eBook formats---provides accurate, unbiased reference handbooks on the major topics of the day. For details about all the titles in the Contemporary World Issues series, and information on how to buy them, visit www.abc-clio.com.

Global Organized Crime: A Reference Handbook

Global Organized Crime: A Reference Handbook

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Mitchel P. Roth Ph.D.
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1598843338
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 308
  • View: 7948
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This book offers a comprehensive, multidimensional look into the major activities, groups, causes, and policing strategies related to global organized crime. • A separate chapter offers the most significant primary documents and sources related to organized crime over the past century, including reports from the United Nations, the European Union, Interpol, and other organizations • Includes annotated resource listings of the most significant books, articles, journals, websites, and documentaries on globalization and organized crime so readers can pursue further research • Provides a glossary of close to 60 important topics, individuals, and groups

Women and Crime: A Reference Handbook

Women and Crime: A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Judith Ann Warner
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1598844245
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 339
  • View: 6777
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Drawing on government data and interdisciplinary expertise, this timely book seeks to explain why the changing economic and legal status of women has not reduced the gender gap in criminal offending. • Quotations from women offenders that explain their actions and situate them in life-history trajectories associated with criminal behavior • Biographies of key theorists and researchers, prominent women offenders, and advocates for gender and justice • Uniform Crime Report and Bureau of Justice statistics on girls' and womens' offending relative to men • Primary source documents on legislation impacting women's offending and victimization • A chronology of women's offending and legislation from the Colonial era to the present • A glossary of key criminal justice terms that apply to women offenders • An interdisciplinary bibliography of reference works, monographs, journal articles, Internet sites, and streaming/DVD resources

Organized Crime

Organized Crime

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Patrick J. Ryan
  • Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9780874367461
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 297
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The latest in ABC-CLIO's series of background information for discussions or writing about contemporary issues. Ryan (criminal justice, Long Island U.) examines the Mafia and other organized crime groups, and efforts to control it. Included are a chronology from 1850 to 1995, biographical sketches of cops and robbers, documents and quotations from a wide variety of sources, a directory of resource institutions, and lists of selected print and non-print resources, and a glossary without pronunciation. The treatment is structured around ethnic minorities. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Global Refugee Crisis: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

Global Refugee Crisis: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Edition

A Reference Handbook, Second Edition

  • Author: Mark Gibney
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1598844563
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 324
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This book documents the current global refugee crisis and examines the interrelated factors of immigration enforcement, international human rights law, political violence, and refugee protection. • Provides the latest empirical data covering the last 30 years, analyzing the human rights practices of the states that produce the majority of the world's asylum seekers • Includes a chapter of over 40 biographies of distinguished refugees from all over the world. • Contains primary source documents of international treaties and protocols related to refugees, as well as data figures revealing statistical trends of asylum seekers and displaced persons

Women and Crime

Women and Crime

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Judith Ann Warner
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1598844237
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 339
  • View: 4246
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A reference book that offers comprehensive information on women and crime, including an introductory essay; biographies of activists, advocates, and legislators; and a directory of organizations and agencies.

Illicit Trafficking

Illicit Trafficking

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Robert J. Kelly,Jess Maghan,Joseph Serio
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1576079155
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 260
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A detailed survey of a growing scourge of the global economy—the smuggling of people, materials, and money. * Entries include transnational organized criminal groups involved in illicit trafficking activities, including profiles of prominent figures engaged in money laundering, drug smuggling, and arms trafficking * Annotated chronology of key events concerning international agreements on fighting illegal trafficking

Latino Issues: A Reference Handbook

Latino Issues: A Reference Handbook

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Rogelio Saenz Ph.D.,Aurelia Lorena Murga
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 159884315X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 285
  • View: 1416
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This book provides a lively understanding of the growing Latina/o population in the United States, highlights the problems that confront this ethnic group, and discusses proposed solutions to these issues. • A chronology of the major events that have shaped the Latina/o experience in the United States • A directory of organizations, associations, and agencies focusing on the Latina/o population, with brief descriptions of the group's origins, mission, and activities

Global Urban Growth: A Reference Handbook

Global Urban Growth: A Reference Handbook

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Donald C. Williams Ph.D.
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1598844423
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 311
  • View: 8409
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This book examines the rapid expansion of urban areas worldwide, especially within the previous 50 years, identifying the factors that have contributed to this phenomenon and exploring its many consequences. • A pie chart illustrating recent land use in the United States • A bibliography containing reviews of over 40 recommended books and journals that provide insights into global urban growth trends • A full list of topical subjects for easy reference

Modern Piracy

Modern Piracy

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: David Marley
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1598844334
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 290
  • View: 2743
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This reference text explains what modern piracy is, where and why it happens, and what measures are being taken to combat it. * Documents important resolutions and laws from the United Nations and European Union as well as U.S. policy statements regarding piracy * Features charts and tables that provide at-a-glance statistical information on pirate attacks, as well as data on factors that contribute to piracy * A resources chapter provides an annotated print and electronic bibliography organized by subject (e.g., international law, Somalia and the Horn of Africa, and the Mersk Alabama incident) * Presents a glossary of short definitions of unfamiliar terms

New Slavery

New Slavery

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Kevin Bales
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1851098151
  • Category: Reference
  • Page: 273
  • View: 2466
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A shocking account of how slavery continues to afflict millions around the world today—from children in the carpet trade in Asia, to immigrants forced into prostitution in Europe, to domestic workers in the United States and other Western countries. * Firsthand accounts from freed slaves and antislavery activists, with extracts from key UN documents on slavery * Chronology covering slavery from the dawn of civilization to the modern era, focusing especially on slavery over the last 50 years

Genocide

Genocide

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Howard Ball
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 9781598844887
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 276
  • View: 7922
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This book presents the background and history of genocide, the key issues associated with this worldwide crime, and the problems inherent in preventing its occurrence. * Provides a chronological timeline of genocide from 1900 to present day * Includes related content such as brief biographies of major 20th century leaders accused of genocide, bilateral immunity agreements involving the United States from 2003 to 2009, and a directory of organizations that have worked to prevent or end genocide * Addresses key issues such as the motivations for genocide; the perpetrators, victims, and bystanders; and the eight stages of genocide * Contains an annotative bibliography of print and nonprint resources

Human Rights Worldwide

Human Rights Worldwide

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1851097627
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 313
  • View: 3863
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Describes the origins and development of the concept of human rights, looks at current issues, provides a chronology of events, includes brief biographical sketches and human rights documents, and presents research and data sources.

Building a Common Future

Building a Common Future

Indian and Uzbek Perspectives on Security and Economic Issues

  • Author: P. Stobdan
  • Publisher: Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Asia, Central
  • Page: 193
  • View: 1319
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Criminal justice review

Criminal justice review

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Law
  • Page: N.A
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The Internet and Society

The Internet and Society

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Bernadette Hlubik Schell
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1598840312
  • Category: Computers
  • Page: 311
  • View: 3686
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An examination of the social impact of the Internet, this volume explores political, social, technical, legal, and economic controversies in a manner accessible to the general reader. * A glossary of key terms, such as algorithm, ARPAnet, Hyper Text Markup Language, identity theft, Internet protocol, malicious mode, and Moore's law, helps readers find their bearings in the high-tech world of the Internet * Bibliographical sketches of 20 key personalities—both positive and negative—in Internet history bring this high-tech story to life

Directories in Print

Directories in Print

A Descriptive Guide to Print and Non-print Directories, Buyer's Guides, Rosters, and Other Address Lists of All Kinds

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781414465777
  • Category: Business
  • Page: N.A
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Human Rights

Human Rights

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Nina Redman,Lucille Whalen
  • Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9781576070413
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 301
  • View: 5278
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Assesses the extent of human rights abuses around the world, and lists human rights organizations, sources for further information, and United Nations documents related to human rights issues

Die neue Sklaverei

Die neue Sklaverei

  • Author: Kevin Bales
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783888972645
  • Category: Social problems
  • Page: 381
  • View: 9452
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Ebenso wie das Buch 'Ware Mensch' (BA 12/00), mit dem der italienische Experte für internationale organisierte Kriminalität, Pino Arlacchi, kürzlich eine engagierte faktenreiche Darstellung der bestehenden Formen moderner Sklaverei vorlegte, zeichnet sich auch die umfangreiche Untersuchung des amerikanischen Soziologen und Unterstützers der Organisation 'Anti-Slavery International', Kevin Bales, durch engagierte Expertise und große Anschaulichkeit aus. Die ausführlich geschilderten Fallbeispiele aus Thailand, Mauretanien, Brasilien, Pakistan und Indien zeigen in differenzierter Wahrnehmung auch fließende Übergänge von harten Arbeitsbedingungen zu echter Versklavung, beleuchten nationale und internationale Hintergründe sowie zu beobachtende Ansätze einer Änderung der Verhältnisse. Arlacchi wie Bales können gleichermaßen als fundierte und aktuelle Problembeschreibungen öffentlichen Bibliotheken jeder Größe neben dem Schüler geeigneten Bändchen der Süd-Nord-Reihe 'Zum Beispiel Sklaverei' (BA 4/96) sehr empfohlen werden. (2 S).

Policing in America

Policing in America

A Reference Handbook

  • Author: Leonard A. Steverson
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1598840436
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Page: 327
  • View: 8091
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This book maps the development of modern policing—both theory and practice—from humans' first efforts at social control, through the British roots of modern policing, to the unique institution of American policing today. * A glossary of standard policing terms, such as "blue curtain," "police subculture," "stakeout," and "forensics," allows the reader to better acquaint themselves with the law enforcement world * A detailed list of associations and organizations in the field points readers to sources of further information