Policing the Globe: Criminalization and Crime Control in International Relations by Peter AndreasPolicing the Globe: Criminalization and Crime Control in International Relations by Peter Andreas

Policing the Globe: Criminalization and Crime Control in International Relations

byPeter Andreas, Ethan Nadelmann

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In this illuminating history that spans past campaigns against piracy and slavery to contemporary campaigns against drug trafficking and transnational terrorism, Peter Andreas and Ethan Nadelmann explain how and why prohibitions and policing practices increasingly extend across borders. Theinternationalization of crime control is too often described as simply a natural and predictable response to the growth of transnational crime in an age of globalization. The internationalization of policing, they demonstrate, primarily reflects ambitious efforts by generations of western powers toexport their own definitions of "crime," not just for political and economic gain but also in an attempt to promote their own morals to other parts of the world. A thought-provoking analysis of the historical expansion and recent dramatic acceleration of international crime control, Policing theGlobe provides a much-needed bridge between criminal justice and international relations on a topic of crucial public importance.

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Peter Andreas is Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Brown University. Ethan Nadelmann is Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance.

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Title:Policing the Globe: Criminalization and Crime Control in International RelationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:April 9, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction: The Internationalization of Crime ControlThe History and Study of International Crime ControlNarratives of International Crime ControlThe Plan of the BookONE: Criminalization through Global ProhibitionsThe Nature and Evolution of Global ProhibitionsPiracy and PrivateeringSlavery and the Slave TradeProstitution ("White Slavery")International Drug TraffickingEndangered SpeciesNew and Emerging Global ProhibitionsTWO: European Origins of International Crime ControlThe "High Police" and the "Low Police"The Emergence of International Criminal Law Enforcement in EuropeThe Development of Criminal Investigative BodiesMultilateralism in European PolicingThe Origins of InterpolThe Modern Era of European Police CooperationTHREE: U.S. Origins of International Crime ControlThe Beginnings of U.S. Involvement in International Crime ControlPolicing SlaveryThe Emergence of Federal Law EnforcementPolicing BordersThe Early International Law Enforcement Activities of City PoliceThe Early Years of U.S. Drug Enforcement AbroadThe FBI AbroadThe Activities of Other U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies AbroadThe Internationalization of Evidence GatheringInternational Asset Forfeiture and Anti-Money Laundering InitiativesThe International Rendition of FugitivesContinuity and Change in U.S. International Crime ControlFOUR: International Crime Control after the Cold WarFrom Cold War to Crime War: The Fusion of U.S. Policing and SecurityThe Buildup of U.S. Border ControlsBeyond the Border: The Expanding Global Reach of U.S. Law EnforcementPolicing an Integrating Europe after the Cold WarShifting Security Concerns and the Making of "Schengenland"Turning the EU's Eastern Neighbors into Buffer ZonesBuilding EU Law Enforcement InstitutionsFIVE: International Crime Control after September 11Expanding U.S. Policing Powers in a New Security ContextFrom the U.S.-Led War on Drugs to the War on TerrorHardening, Internationalizing, and Digitizing U.S. Border ControlsThe Return of Counterterrorism to Center Stage in European PolicingThe Growth of Transatlantic Law Enforcement CooperationSIX: Past, Present, and Future TrajectoriesThe Primacy of CriminalizationHomogenization and the Future of Global ProhibitionsRegularization and the Fate of International Police CooperationSecuritization and DesecuritizationThe Europeanization of International Crime ControlThe Americanization of International Crime ControlState Power, Globalization, and Transnational CrimeLessons and ImplicationsNotesIndex

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"Every serious student of international organized crime in particular and international crime control in general should make the reading of Policing the Globe by Peter Andreas and Ethan Nadelmann a priority."--Michael Woodiwiss, International Criminal Justice Review