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Transnational crime in the Americas an inter-American dialogue book
Publication Information:
New York ; London : Routledge, 1999.
Physical Description:
256 pages ; 23 cm

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HV6252 .T73 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Author Notes

Tom Farer is the Dean of the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He is a former President of the University of New Mexico and the Inter-American Human Rights Commission of the OAS. He has taught at Columbia, Rutgers, Harvard, Princeton, and Tulane, been a Woodrow Wilson Center Scholar, served in the State and Defense Departments, and been a Senior Fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Table of Contents

Tom FarerMichael ShifterTom FarerRensselaer W. Lee IIIGregory F. TrevertonJack A. BlumPeter AndreasElizabeth JoyceFrancisco E. ThoumiAnthony P. MaingotEduardo A. GamarraPeter H. SmithAlan A. BlockTom Farer
Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. xiii
1 Transnational Organized Crime: An Overviewp. 1
2 International Organized Crime, National Security, and the "Market State"p. 39
3 Offshore Moneyp. 57
4 Smuggling Wars: Law Enforcement and Law Evasion in a Changing Worldp. 85
5 Transnational Criminal Enterprise: The European Perspectivep. 99
6 The Impact of the Illegal Drug Industry on Colombiap. 117
7 The Decentralization Imperative and Caribbean Criminal Enterprisesp. 143
8 Transnational Criminal Organizations in Boliviap. 171
9 Semiorganized International Crime: Drug Trafficking in Mexicop. 193
10 Bad Business: A Commentary on the Criminology of Organized Crime in the United Statesp. 217
Conclusion: Fighting Transnational Organized Crime: Measures Short of Warp. 245
Contributorsp. 297
Indexp. 301