Global Outlaws: Crime, Money, and Power in the Contemporary World (Volume 16) (California Series in Public Anthropology)

Threats, Transnational Crime

Global Outlaws: Crime, Money, and Power in the Contemporary World (Volume 16) (California Series in Public Anthropology)

Carolyn Nordstrom explores the pathways of global crime in this stunning work of anthropology that has the power to change the way we think about the world. To write this book, she spent three years traveling to hot spots in Africa, Europe, Asia, and the United States investigating the dynamics of illegal trade around the world―from blood diamonds and arms to pharmaceuticals, exotica, and staples like food and oil. Global Outlaws peels away the layers of a vast economy that extends from a war orphan in Angola selling Marlboros on the street to powerful transnational networks reaching across continents and oceans.

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