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  • Globalisation
    • Giddens takes "globalisation" to mean that modern forms of communication have made physical distance an national borders far less important that social group barriers.
    • Taylor- ability to move money around the world allows for tax evasion, money laundering, and insider trading.
    • Box- multinational companies dump products and plants on poorer countries with fewer legal restraints and where officials cab be bribed.
      • Slapper- such crimes are hidden behind an ideological screen, illegal and immoral practices are normal under capitalism
    • Critical criminologists see that the real criminals are the rich and powerful who are less likely to be punished.
    • Kramer- modern transnational companies can practise law evasion by setting up factories in countries with no pollution control and looser health and safety regulations.
    • Carrabine et al- criticise Marxist positions by arguing that criminality is no limited to capitalist countries.


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