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dc.titleOrganized crime in Asia: A review of problems and progress
dc.contributor.authorGanapathy, N.
dc.contributor.authorBroadhurst, R.
dc.date.accessioned2016-11-28T10:13:20Z
dc.date.available2016-11-28T10:13:20Z
dc.date.issued2008-06
dc.identifier.citationGanapathy, N., Broadhurst, R. (2008-06). Organized crime in Asia: A review of problems and progress. Asian Journal of Criminology 3 (1) : 1-12. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11417-008-9054-3
dc.identifier.issn18710131
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/130846
dc.description.abstractThis paper provides a preliminary overview of research on organized crime in Asia drawing on selected papers from a symposium held at the National University of Singapore in June 2007. We draw on these contributions to emphasize the enterprise nature of organized crime and the common problems encountered by law enforcement in controlling and preventing the many harms inflicted by serious criminal activity. Recent attempts to address the changing character and forms of transnational organized crime, especially through the strengthening of mutual legal assistance by regional bodies such as ASEAN, are noted. These measures have yet to develop into the cross-border institutional frameworks now found in Europe, and the level of effective co-operation can only continue to improve. Countering organized crime in Asia also faces additional difficulties arising from the cultural diversity, relative weakness of law enforcement in some states and the lack of common strategies in respect to illicit markets. © 2008 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
dc.description.urihttp://libproxy1.nus.edu.sg/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11417-008-9054-3
dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectASEAN
dc.subjectComparative criminology
dc.subjectIllicit markets
dc.subjectOrganized crime
dc.subjectTriad
dc.subjectYakuza
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentSOCIOLOGY
dc.description.doi10.1007/s11417-008-9054-3
dc.description.sourcetitleAsian Journal of Criminology
dc.description.volume3
dc.description.issue1
dc.description.page1-12
dc.identifier.isiut000214128300001
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