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Globalization and Crime (Key Approaches to Criminology)

Franko Aas, Katja

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Globalization and Crime provides a comprehensive and accessible account of the consequences of globalization in the post 9/11 world. It explains theories around globalization and how these shed light upon the study of crime. Furthermore, the book examines the challenges the various global flows represent for the nature of governance, state sovereignty, and crime control. Presenting an expert and interdisciplinary summary of complex debates, this book addresses a variety of highly topical issues.

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Katja Franko Aas is professor in Criminology at the Department of Criminology and Sociology of Law at the University of Oslo. Katja's research has been focused on two related areas: the use of advanced information and communication technologies in contemporary crime control strategies, border controls in particular, and globalization processes and their impact on criminology and criminal justice. She has been involved in several research projects and was among other project leader of Crime Control and Technological Culture, funded by the Norwegian Research Council. She is currently working on the project Crime Control in the Borderlands of Europe, funded by the European Research Council's Starting Grants, about the impact of immigration on contemporary criminal justice agencies and patterns of crime control.

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