Essays about: "organized crime"

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  1. 1. THE FIGHT AGAINST WELFARE CRIME IN SWEDEN. A theoretical mischaracterization of the problem?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johanna Winqvist; [2023-06-20]
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    Abstract : In recent years a series of government agencies have indicated that the Swedish welfare systems are being exposed to an increasingly sophisticated and organized welfare fraud. According to the official analysis, Sweden’s problems are largely due to an inadequate ability to detect and sanction these types of crimes. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Federica Bianchi; [2023-06-20]
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    Abstract : Young people face enormous difficulties in finding decent jobs both in developed and developing countries. The estimates indicate that 68 million young people globally are looking for a job; 123 million are working but living in poverty; and 270 million are not in employment, education, or training (NEET). READ MORE

  3. 3. Organized Crime and Government Trust under the Covid-19 pandemic. The case study of Sicily.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Andrea Cavallo; [2023]
    Keywords : Sicilian Mafia; organized crime; government trust; Covid-19; vaccination campaign.; Social Sciences; Law and Political Science; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Do municipalities in which organized crime is strongly established present lower Covid-19 vaccination rates, as a proxy for government trust? This paper aims to answer this question in the specific case of the Italian region of Sicily. Specifically, the analysis exploits a panel dataset of 390 Sicilian municipalities over 107 weeks (between the 27th of December 2020 and the 1st of January 2023) to study if areas with a higher presence of the Mafia, measured through historical sources and more recent data, negatively correlate with the cumulative weekly percentage of Covid-19 vaccinations per municipality. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transnational Organized Crime : What Factors Contribute for Transnational Organized Crime to Expand Across Borders in the European Union?

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Ludwig Svedberg; [2023]
    Keywords : Transnational Organized Crime; Globalization; Migration; European Union;

    Abstract : This research paper investigates how Transnational Organized Crime has expanded and increased their presence and their activities across borders in the European Union. Four significant concepts and theories; Globalization, migration, the social embeddedness theory, and the illegal enterprise theory were applied in order to explain how a crucial factor, globalization, in different forms has facilitated for the expansions. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Praise won't take us far without government support" : A qualitative study about enhanced collective efficacy, collective crime prevention, and the Night-wandering Mothers of Rinkeby

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för kriminologi (KR)

    Author : Nora Elaies; [2023]
    Keywords : Collective efficacy; Collective crime prevention; Stigma; Neighbourhood; Rinkeby;

    Abstract : While research has been conducted on how to strengthen collective efficacy, there is a scarcity of knowledge regarding practical solutions. The aim of this study is to investigate how residents in a negatively stigmatized neighborhood engage in practical measures to enhance collective efficacy, while also exploring their perceptions of the measures requiredto improve the functionality of their neighborhood through collective efficacy. READ MORE