Index to various topics covered in this module
Not all of these topics will be taught in any one year
General Reading and link sites on the Web
Seminar 1 How is "organised crime" organised? Has this changed?
Seminar 2 How has terrorism changed from the time of Guevara to the time of bin Laden?
Seminar 3. The "business" of organised crime, of violence and terrorism .
Seminar 4. Strategies against Transnational Crime includingThe American move from criminal justice to national security responses to transnational crime
Seminar 5. Counter-terrorist strategies
Seminar 6. States, civil society, organised criminality, terrorism and explanatory theories...Is a reconciliation possible between globalisation and the nation-state to deal with illicit business?global response
Fraud and Money-Laundering
Trafficking in Human Beings
The Russian mafia, or whatever moral panic is current at the time of the module.
Moves towards global response: organisations, shell legislation, etc.
Changes after September 11th:
The European experience vs the American. Can an International Criminal Court be created?
Accountability and legitimacy of supranational responses . Privatisation
Week 12 States, civil society, organised criminality and explanatory theories. Is a reconciliation possible between globalisation and the nation-state to deal with illicit business?
Trafficking in human beings