Essays about: "organized crime"

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  1. 1. “El que no tranza, no avanza”- A sociolegal study of the interrelations between the colonial history of Mexico and the persistence of organized crime and corruption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Eili Amanda Aguilar Løvind; [2022]
    Keywords : Mexico; postcolonialism; organized crime; corruption; inequality; poverty; gender roles; male chauvinism; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research dealt with the investigation of the potential effects of the colonial history on contemporary Mexican society and the inherent relations between this historical period and the persistent existence of organized crime and corruption. The investigation was carried out by taking an approach of grounded theory and, subsequently, electively applying the theories of postcolonialism, advanced marginality and legal alienation with the aim of presenting a comprehensive thematic analysis of the qualitative research data gathered through expert interviews and complementary quantitative data retrieved from selected preceding research on the social phenomena in question. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pax Mafiosa : A Comparative Study of the Camorra and the ‘Ndrangheta’s Transnational Expansions in 1990-2021

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Victor Heidenfors Armblad; [2022]
    Keywords : Organized crime; rational choice theory; offensive realism; ‘Ndrangheta; Camorra;

    Abstract : In this comparative study the aim is to test the explanatory value and what can be inferred from theory building of criminological rational choice theory and offensive realism on the transnational expansions of organized criminal groups. Two analytical models, based upon the works of Ronald Clarke, Derek B. Cornish and John J. READ MORE

  3. 3. Criminal organizations territorial control and violence against civilians

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Carl Vosloh Zea; [2022]
    Keywords : Criminal organizations; organized crime; territorial control; criminal-civilian governance; criminal violence; Tarazá; Zaragoza;

    Abstract : Criminal organizations have been commonly associated with violence and disorder. Despite there being truth in that, what is more concerning is their growing influence. Criminal violence has exceeded traditional forms of political violence in the world. READ MORE

  4. 4. How thoroughly is press freedom protected in Albania, and is self-censorship prevalent? : A qualitative study analyzing the media climate in Albania through interviews with eight journalists.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för medier och journalistik (MJ)

    Author : Melvin Londen; [2022]
    Keywords : Press freedom; Media law; Freedom of expression; Theories of the press.;

    Abstract : In recent years, the way Albanians consume news has changed radically. They have abandoned traditional media, and instead, a large majority now rely on television, social media, and online media as their primary source of information. The journalists I have interviewed say that the change has led to a deterioration in journalistic quality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adaptive Peacebuilding in Mali : A study on the role of organized criminal groups in an era of struggling peacebuilding

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Lisa Algotsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Organized Criminal Groups; Peacebuilding; Peace Operations; Organized Crime; Adaptive Peacebuilding; Mali; Organiserade kriminella grupper; Fredsbyggande; Fredsinsatser; Organiserad brottslighet; Adaptivt fredsbyggande; Mali;

    Abstract : Research has concluded that liberal peacebuilding is failing and should be replaced by pragmatic peacebuilding. The shift from liberal to pragmatic peacebuilding has been well-researched and research on the rise of illiberal peace which has gained favourability due to liberal peacebuilding’s failings, is gaining traction. READ MORE