- 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.