This module is a resource for lecturers  

 

Core reading

 

This section provides a list of (partly open access) materials that the lecturer could ask the students to read before taking a class based on this Module.

Legal

Articles in United Nations Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols Thereto :

  • Article 1. Statement of Purpose
  • Article 2. Use of Terms
  • Article 3. Scope of Application

Legislative Guides for the Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and the Protocols Thereto :

  • Use of terms
  • Scope of Application
  • Protection of sovereignty
 

Academic Literature

  • Finckenauer, James O. (2005). Problems of Definition: What is Organized Crime? Trends in Organized Crime, vol. 8, 63-83.
  • Van de Bunt, Henk, Siegel, Dina, and Zaitch, Damián. (2014). The Social Embeddedness of Organized Crime. The Oxford Handbook of Organized Crime. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Paoli, Letizia, and Tom Vander Beken. 2014. Organized Crime: A Contested Concept. In L. Paoli (ed.), Oxford Handbook on Organised Crime. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
 

Reports

  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2012). Section " The Importance of Territorial Groups in Central America" (pp. 21-31). In Transnational Organized Crime in Central America and the Caribbean: A Threat Assessment. United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Vienna: UNODC.
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (2010). The Globalization of Crime: A Transnational Organized Crime Threat Assessment. Vienna: UNODC.
 

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