Asian transnational organized crime and its impact on the United States: Developing a transnational crime research agenda

@article{Finckenauer2006AsianTO,
  title={Asian transnational organized crime and its impact on the United States: Developing a transnational crime research agenda},
  author={James O. Finckenauer and Ko-lin Chin},
  journal={Trends in Organized Crime},
  year={2006},
  volume={10},
  pages={18-107}
}
Undertaken on behalf of the National Institute of Justice between July 2003 and August 2004, the research goals of this study were to (a) determine high priority areas for research on Asian transnational organized crime (TOC); (b) assess the impact of Asian TOC on the United States; (3) identify relevant data and information sources in Asia; and (4) identify potential collaborative research partners and institutions in Asia. The aim was thus not to examine in detail the organized crime… 

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