Transnational Terrorism, Organized Crime and Peace-Building: Human Security in the Western Balkans

Hardcover | June 15, 2010

EditorWolfgang Benedek, Christopher Daase, Petrus van Duyne

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This volume investigates the role of the transnational terrorist and criminal organizations in the peace-building processes, with a particular focus on the Western Balkan region. Conducted within the framework of human security analysis, the research focuses on the security of the human being.

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This volume investigates the role of the transnational terrorist and criminal organizations in the peace-building processes, with a particular focus on the Western Balkan region. Conducted within the framework of human security analysis, the research focuses on the security of the human being.

WOLFGANG BENEDEK is Head of the Institute of International Law and International Relations at the Karl-FranzensUniversity Graz, Austria. CHRISTOPHER DAASE holds the Chair in International Relations at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany. VOJIN DIMITREJEVIC is Founder and Director of the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights. ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.63 × 5.72 × 1.06 inPublished:June 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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PART I: CONCEPTS AND METHODOLOGIES
The Human Security Approach to Terrorism and Organized Crime in Post-Conflict Situations--W.Benedek
Human Security and Peace-Building in the Western Balkans--S.Djurdjevic-Lukic &--V.Dimitrijevic
Human Security in a Weak State in the Balkans: Globalization and Transnational Networks--D.Kostovicova &--V.Bojicic-Dzelilovic
Terrorism and Organized Crime: One or Two Challenges?--C.Daase
Fear of Terrorism, Coping Paradox and Gender--S.Ben-David &--K.Cohen-Louck
Networks and the Study of Criminal and Terrorist Organizations--G.Kolliarakis
Money Laundering and Financing Terrorism: Legal Distinctions--M.Hilf
PART II: TRANSNATIONAL TERRORISM AND ORGANISED CRIME IN THE WESTERN BALKANS
Researching Terrorism and Organized Crime in Southeast Europe--H-J.Albrecht &--A.M.Geto
Getting Better?: A Map of Organized Crime in the Western Balkans--D.Anastasijevic
The Longest Siege: Humanitarians and Profiteers in the Battle for Sarajevo--P.Andreas
Unholy Alliances: Evidence on Linkages between Trans-State Terrorism and Crime Networks: The Case of Bosnia--L.G.Mincheva &--T.R.Gurr
Small Arms and Light Weapons Problem in the Western Balkans--I.Prezelj
PART III: PEACE-BUILDING AND THE IMPACT OF THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY ON THE WESTERN BALKANS
Dealing with Armed Non-State Actors in Peace- and State-Building, Types and Strategies--U.Schneckener
The Corruption of Human Rights: A Problem of Good Intentions--N.Dorn
Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Western Balkans System of Security--L.Sadikovic
Bosnia and the Art of Policy Implementation: Obstacles to International Counter-Crime Strategies--C.Friesendorf, U.C.Schroeder &--I.Deljkic
Victims Participation in the Criminal Justice System and its Impact on Peace-Building--A.P.Jorge-Birol
Nationalist Violence in Post-Milosevic Serbia: Extremist Right-Wing Youth Groups as Instruments of Intimidation of Civic-Minded Individuals and Organizations--S.Franco