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Part I Introduction, 1 What is Transnational Crime?

From: An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law (2nd Edition)

Neil Boister

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 24 June 2024

International crimes — International law and international relations

This introductory chapter takes a look at the distinctive features of cross-border activities and the kinds of harm they cause. It charts the policy process for the development of special international legal measures to suppress these activities as transnational crimes. This analysis is cross-disciplinary in nature, embracing criminology, international relations theory, security studies and other disciplines.

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