Taylor & Francis Publishing This work examines the challenges posed by transnational crime and the steps being taken by the international community to meet these challenges. It offers comprehensive analysis of different forms of transnational crime and the various responses that are being developed.
Book News Twenty contributions from international academics and crime-prevention professionals discuss transnational organized crime. Topics include, for example, globalization and transnational crime, organized crime and ethnic minorities, crime in cyberspace, trafficking and sexual exploitation of women and children, money laundering in Italy, and drafting the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime. The papers were first delivered at a conference organized by the International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council to the UN, held in Courmayer, Italy in 1998. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)