Transnational organised crime in international law

A monograph that offers a critical analysis of developments in the field of transnational organised crime under international law. It traces the history of organised crime and explores key concepts and norms relating to the practice from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It looks at legal obligation...

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Published in:Studies in international and comparative criminal law
Main Author: Obokata, Tom (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Oxford [u.a.] Hart Publ. 2010
In:Studies in international and comparative criminal law
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Summary:A monograph that offers a critical analysis of developments in the field of transnational organised crime under international law. It traces the history of organised crime and explores key concepts and norms relating to the practice from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It looks at legal obligations imposed upon States, There is extensive and detailed academic literature on the legal development of international crimes such as war crimes and crime against humanity. However, not much attention has been paid to other serious crimes, including narcotics-related offences, human trafficking and money laundering, which do not necessarily amount to international crimes in the traditional sense. The purpose of this monograph is to fill this gap and offer a critical analysis of developments in the field of transnational organised crime under international law. The book is divided into two parts. Part I is entitled 'Norms, Principles, and Concepts'. It traces the history of organised crime and explores key concepts and norms relating to the practice from a multi-disciplinary perspective...
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-242) and index
Physical Description:XXXI, 246 S.
ISBN:9781841136905