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The global criminal economy:
Globalisation of crime = an increasing interconnectedness of crime across national borders
Globalisation has created new opportunities for crime and new means of committing crime
Castells: global criminal economy is worth over £1 trillion per annum through forms such as...
Arms trafficking, smuggling of illegal immigrants,…

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1. Political Crimes (e.g. censorship)
2. Crimes by security and police forces (e.g. genocide)
3. Economic crimes (e.g. violation of health and safety laws)
4. Social and cultural crimes (e.g. institutional racism)
The scale of state crime:
The power of the state enables it to commit extremely large-scale crimes with…

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