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- DescriptionTransnational Organized Crime: An Overview from Six Continents explores the expansive topic of transnational organized crime, incorporating expert perspectives found throughout the world's six inhabited continents: North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania.
- Author BiographyJay S. Albanese is a professor and criminologist in the Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). He was the first Ph.D. graduate from the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University. Dr. Albanese served as Chief of the International Center at the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the research arm of the U.S. Department of Justice for four years, while on loan from VCU. In this capacity, he was responsible for development of transnational crime and justice research projects, and coordination with United Nations efforts in these areas. Dr. Albanese has written and edited 15 books, 65 articles and book chapters, and has made keynote and invited presentations in 15 countries. Recent books include: Transnational Crime and the 21st Century (Oxford University Press, 2011), Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice: Being Ethical When No One is Looking (Prentice Hall, 3rd ed., 2012), and Organized Crime in Our Times (Elsevier, 6th ed., 2011). Dr. Albanese is a recipient of the Elske Smith Distinguished Lecturer Award from Virginia Commonwealth University, the Scholar Award in Criminal Justice from the Virginia Social Science Association, and the Gerhard Mueller Award from the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He has served as Executive Director of the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime, president of the White Collar Crime Research Consortium, and is a past president and fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. He is currently Chair of the American Society of Criminology's Division of International Criminology. Philip L. Reichel earned his Ph.D. in sociology from Kansas State University and is currently Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Northern Colorado. He is the author of Comparative Criminal Justice Systems: A Topical Approach (6th ed., 2013), co-author of Corrections (2013), and co-editor of Human Trafficking: Exploring the International Nature, Concerns, and Complexities (2012). Dr. Reichel has also authored or co-authored more than 30 articles, book chapters, and encyclopedia entries. He has lectured at universities in Austria, Germany, and Poland; participated in a panel for the United Nations University; was a presenter for a United Nations crime prevention webinar; presented papers at side events during the United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (Brazil) and the United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (Vienna); and was an invited speaker at Zhejiang Police College in Hangzhou, China. He was asked to provide a contribution for an anthology of 14 esteemed scholars who have made a significant contribution to the discipline of criminal justice within a comparative/international context (Lessons From International Criminology/Comparative Criminology/Criminal Justice, 2004) and is an active member of the American Society of Criminology and the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, serving as a Trustee-at-large for the latter.
- PublisherSAGE Publications Inc
- Date of Publication24/10/2013
- GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationThousand Oaks
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSAGE Publications Inc
- Weight318 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine15 mm
- Edited byJay S. Albanese,Philip L. Reichel
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