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Asian Transnaitonal Organized Crime and Its Impact on the United States: Developing a Transnaitonal Crime Research Agenda
Asian Transnaitonal Organized Crime and Its Impact

 
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By James O. Finckenauer (au); Ko-lin Chin (au)
Year: 2004
Pages: 146
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 1437929222

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Undertaken on behalf of the Nat. Inst. of Justice (NIJ) between July 2003 and Aug. 2004, the research goals of this study were to (a) determine high priority areas for research on Asian transnational organized crime (TOC); (b) assess the impact of Asian TOC on the U.S.; (3) identify relevant data and information sources in Asia; and (4) identify potential collaborative research partners and institutions in Asia. The aim was thus not to examine in detail the organized crime situation in this region, but rather to lay the foundation for a research agenda and strategy that would accomplish that purpose. In seeking to achieve this aim, the researchers used a variety of techniques as part of an overall exploratory methodology. They included four months of interviews (and field observations) with experts in eight Asian sites and meetings with Asian crime experts in the U.S. Interviews and site visits were supplemented with surveys and analyses done by local Asian researchers, an analysis of U.S. indictments, and the review of a large volume of literature. The sites covered by this research are China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, Philippines, Thailand, and Cambodia. Includes recommendations for further collaborative research.

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