Archives for Criminal governance

Street Gangs as a Form of Glocal Radicalisation

9 Sep, 2018
Fabio Armao

The spread of youth gangs has accompanied the origin and development of large industrialised cities, starting in countries like the US. In recent decades, however, the phenomenon has undergone unprecedented expansion in Europe – in places such as London, perhaps the most recent and best-known example – and across certain…

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How Do We Think about Organised Crime?

30 Jul, 2018
Dwight C Smith Jr

This is the first of two Informer blogs by Dwight Smith examining how we think about organised crime. The second part will be published on Thursday 2 August. In October 1965, I was designated rapporteur for the Oyster Bay Conferences on Organized Crime, a series (from 1965 to 1967) of…

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Incarceration: The Spider Producing the Web of Organised Crime in Brazil

15 Mar, 2018
Dr Camila Nunes Dias

In July 2016, Brazil’s prison population numbered more than 700,000 inmates. Of those, about one third – more than 240,000 inmates – were housed in prisons in the state of São Paulo. With 45 million inhabitants, the state of São Paulo is Brazil’s wealthiest, and the country’s biggest economy. In…

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