Examining international responses to illicit arms trafficking

  title={Examining international responses to illicit arms trafficking},
  author={Owen J. Greene},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
  • O. Greene
  • Published 1 March 2000
  • Political Science
  • Crime, Law and Social Change
Concerns about illicit trafficking in small arms andlight weapons have moved rapidly up the internationalagenda since 1996. Within about three years a rangeof international responses to this problem, and to theclosely related issue of small arms proliferation,have developed at sub-regional, regional andinternational level – in Africa, Europe and theAmericas as well as globally. This article examinesthe development and design of each of the maininitiatives in this issue area. It analyses… 

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