Criminals and service providers: cross-national dirty economies

Ruggiero, Vincenzo ORCID logoORCID: (1997) Criminals and service providers: cross-national dirty economies. Crime, law, and social change, 28 (1) . pp. 27-38. ISSN 0925-4994 [Article]


This article examines the recent evolution of transnational crime. By focusing on two specific criminal activities, namely the trafficking in human beings and the illicit trafficking in arms, it tries to establish the relationship between conventional criminal organisations and the official economy. It concludes by observing that the illegal services provided by conventional criminals to official economic actors are made increasingly redundant, because the latter tend to set up their own illegal practices which service their activity.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > School of Law > Criminology and Sociology
ISI Impact: 8
Item ID: 9294
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Depositing User: Devika Mohan
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2012 06:05
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 14:24

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