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Transnational Criminology: Trafficking and Global Criminal Markets

Simon Mackenzie


Trafficking is a form of transnational crime that involves the illicit movement of goods and people around the world. Such global criminal markets take a variety of forms, and this book reviews six of them: trafficking in drugs, humans, wildlife, diamonds, arms, and antiquities. While there is a healthy literature on many of these types of trafficking, there is relatively little written that systematically compares and contrasts them. In doing that, this book allows us to lift the viewpoint above the details of each individual type of trafficking, to think theoretically about what they have in ... More

Keywords: Trafficking, Transnational Crime, Criminal markets, Illegal trade, Drug trafficking, Human trafficking, Arms trafficking, Wildlife trafficking, Antiquities trafficking, Conflict diamonds

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781529203783
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529203783.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Mackenzie, author
Victoria University of Wellington