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Global Crime and Justice (Hardcover) (David A. Jenks & John Randolph Fuller)
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Global Crime and Justice successfully provides a more comprehensive and integrated view of law and order by investigating the relationship between the nature of a crime and a how a society reacts to it. A truly transnational examination of the field’s tenets, the book links the extent of a nation’s reaction to its distinct historical development. By studying these varied cultural influences, one begins to understand why different countries come to different definitions of illegality and develop such diverse mechanisms for social control. The book first details various types of international crime, including genocide, war crimes, international drug and weapons smuggling, terrorism, slavery, and human trafficking, followed by international law, international crime control, the use of martial law, and the challenges of balancing public order and human and civil rights.