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This is a revised course at FSU,
previously taught as International Crime and its Control. In this course, focus is upon
the nature of contemporary transnational crime, its root causes, attempts to
delineate the true extent of the phenomenon, and various
comparative criminal justice
responses to the problem. After 9/11 terrorism has become
the major international crime concern; and one reflected in this course
To identify contemporary transnational crime problems and their origins,
as well as international criminal justice responses.
At the end of this course the student will be able
1. Analyze the processes that leads to the identification of certain
social problems as transnational crime issues.
2. Understand the types of information available
regarding transnational crimes and how to critically evaluate these sources.
3. Develop an awareness of the difficulties involved
in both defining what constitutes transnational crime and designing global
strategies to combat it.
4. Discuss the role of policy in
developing strategies to combat transnational crime.