A Risk Assessment Approach to Organised Crime and Human Trafficking
|Dates:||15 March 2016|
|Times:||15:00 - 16:30|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||School of Law|
|How much:||Free event, no booking required.|
|Who is it for:||University staff, Adults, Alumni, Current University students, General public|
|Speaker:||Prof. Jay Albanese|
Abstract: The risk posed by organized crime is a central concern of governments and
markets around the world. Various manifestations of organised crime, including human
trafficking, can be seen as the product of market forces. A model is proposed to
comparatively assess the organised crime risks that focus on illicit markets rather than
individuals or groups. Using human trafficking as an example (of one of 9 kinds of
organised crime), ideas are presented for measurement and assessment in practice.
Price: Free event, no booking required.
Prof. Jay Albanese
Organisation: Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University
Biography: Bio: Professor Albanese works in the Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University. A committed internationalist, he has served as Chief of the International Center at the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the research arm of the U.S Department of Justice, and chair of the international division of the American Society of Criminology and ACJS. Professor Albanese has research interests in a number of areas including organised crime, transnational crime, ethics in criminal justice, and white collar crime. Dr. Albanese has written and edited 18 books, 70 articles and book chapters, and has made keynote and invited presentations in 20 countries. His publications include Transnational Crime in the 21 st Century (2011); Organized Crime from the Mob to Transnational Organized Crime (2015); and Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice: Being Ethical When No One is Looking (2016).
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