- How much organized crime is there?
- Alternative ways to measure organized crime
- Measuring product markets and flows
- Risk assessment
- Key concepts of risk assessment
- Risk assessment of organized criminal groups
- Risk assessment of product markets
- Risk assessment in practice
Published in April 2018
Regional Perspectives: Pacific Islands Region - added in November 2019
Regional Perspective: Eastern and Southern Africa - added in April 2020
This module is a resource for lecturers
The following readings are recommended for students interested in exploring the topics of this Module in more detail, and for lecturers teaching the Module:
- Albanese, Jay S. (2008). Risk Assessment in Organized Crime: Developing a Market and Product-Based Model to Determine Threat Levels. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, vol. 24, 11-25.
- Andreas, Peter, and Kelly M. Greenhill, eds. (2010). Sex, Drugs, and Body Counts: The Politics of Numbers in Global Crime and Conflict. 1st Edition. New York, NY: Cornell University Press.
- Arsovska, Jana (2014). From West Africa to the Balkans: Exploring Women's Roles in Transnational Organized Crime. Trends in Organized Crime, vol. 17, 89-109.
- Dugato, Marco, Marco De Simoni and Ernesto Savona (2014). Measuring Organized Crime in Latin America. Transcrime.
- Hill, C. (2005). Measuring Transnational Crime. In P. Reichel, J. Albanese, eds. Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice. Thousand Oaks: Sage.
- Mešsko, Gorazd, Dobovšek, Bojan, Kešetović, Želimir (2009). Measuring Organized Crime in Slovenia. Problems of Post-Communism, vol. 56, 58-62.
- Savona, Ernesto U., and Sonia Stefanizzi, eds. (2010). Measuring Human Trafficking: Complexities and Pitfalls. Springer.
- Shaw, Mark (2011). Know Your Enemy: An Overview of Organized Crime Threat Assessments. International Peace Institute.
- United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (2013). Transnational Organized Crime in Eastern Africa: A Threat Assessment. Vienna: UNODC.