Hybrids: on the crime-terror nexus

Ruggiero, Vincenzo (2019) Hybrids: on the crime-terror nexus. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, 43 (1). pp. 49-60. ISSN 0192-4036

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Abstract

Terrorist organizations may complement their military capability with functioning infrastructures and profitable activity in economic ventures as well as in crime. This leads many commentators to focus on the increasing overlap between terrorism and crime, including and particularly organized crime. The present paper is devoted to the analysis of this controversial overlap, and after providing a concise outline of definitions of organized crime and terrorism found in criminology, highlights similarities and differences between the two forms of criminality, along with the ambiguity of the very notion of ‘crime-terror nexus’.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
Item ID: 23137
Notes on copyright: This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice on 06/12/2017, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/01924036.2017.1411283
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Depositing User: Vincenzo Ruggiero
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2017 16:10
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2019 19:30
URI: http://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/23137

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