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    DescriptionOn a contracting world stage, crime is a major player in globalization and is as much a feature of the emergent globalized culture as are other forms of consumerism. The Globalization of Crime charts crime's evolution. It analyses how globalization has enhanced material crime relationships such that they must be understood on the same terms as any other significant market force. Trends in criminalization, crime and social development, crime and social control, the political economy of crime, and crime in transitional cultures are all examined in order to understand the role of crime as an agent of social change and present an integrated theory of crime and social context. This was the first book to challenge existing analyses of crime in the context of global transition, and show that crime is as much a force for globalization as globalization is a force for crime.


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    Title
    The Globalisation of Crime
    Subtitle
    Understanding Transitional Relationships in Context
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Findlay
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 246
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 370 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521789837
    ISBN 10: 0521789834
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27780
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    BIC subject category V2: JP
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BIC subject category V2: JH
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    DC22: 364
    BIC subject category V2: JKVC
    BISAC V2.8: SOC004000
    B&T Approval Code: C39010000
    BISAC V2.8: LAW041000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 364.25
    LC classification: HV6025.F46 1998
    Thema V1.0: JKVC
    Edition statement
    Revised.
    Illustrations note
    3 figures
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    10 January 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Review quote
    'Findlay is to be congratulated for producing a book that is both highly theoretical, but also accessible, and one that succeeds in developing a strong criminological foothold within an emergent globalised culture ... a tour de force.' The Howard Journal
    Table of contents
    Introduction; 1. (Mis)representing crime; 2. Crime and social development; 3. Crime and social dysfunction; 4. Marginalisation and crime relationships; 5. Crime economies; 6. Crime as choice; 7. Integrating crime control; Epilogue.