Part I Introduction, 1 What is Transnational Crime?
- 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.