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A world fit for money laundering: The Atlantic alliance’s undermining of organized crime control (2020)
Journal Article
Young, M. A., & Woodiwiss, M. (in press). A world fit for money laundering: The Atlantic alliance’s undermining of organized crime control. Trends in Organized Crime, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-020-09386-8

This is the untold history of how prominent civil servants in the UK tailored US-devised anti-money laundering (AML) policies in ways that suited the needs of Britain’s financial services industry. In the aftermath of these initial compromises in 198... Read More about A world fit for money laundering: The Atlantic alliance’s undermining of organized crime control.

Organised crime and security threats in Caribbean Small Island Developing States: A Critical analysis of US assumptions and policies (2019)
Journal Article
Young, M., & Woodiwiss, M. (2019). Organised crime and security threats in Caribbean Small Island Developing States: A Critical analysis of US assumptions and policies. European Review of Organised Crime, 5(1), 85-117

The prevailing attitude of international legal institutions is that drug trafficking remains a dominant organised crime, which presents a major security threat to all nations, including the US. While US assumptions and policies on organised crime and... Read More about Organised crime and security threats in Caribbean Small Island Developing States: A Critical analysis of US assumptions and policies.

Policy brief for law enforcement and policy making agencies in Jamaica May 2018: Organized crime control in Jamaica: A small island country’s dilemma (2018)
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Young, M. A., & Woodiwiss, M. (2018). Policy brief for law enforcement and policy making agencies in Jamaica May 2018: Organized crime control in Jamaica: A small island country’s dilemma

Re-conceptualising organized crime control in Jamaica requires an evidence informed strategy which must be more suited to local conditions and variations than the present structure. Jamaica, like other indebted countries, has reduced tariff revenu... Read More about Policy brief for law enforcement and policy making agencies in Jamaica May 2018: Organized crime control in Jamaica: A small island country’s dilemma.

The analysis and containment of organized crime in New York City and beyond: an interview with James B. Jacobs (2015)
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Woodiwiss, M. (2015). The analysis and containment of organized crime in New York City and beyond: an interview with James B. Jacobs. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 86-93. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-014-9231-y

© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This email interview with James B. Jacobs was conducted during 2014. As a law student at University of Chicago in the early 1970s, Jacobs conducted a participant observation study at Stateville Penite... Read More about The analysis and containment of organized crime in New York City and beyond: an interview with James B. Jacobs.

Enterprise not ethnicity: an interview with Dwight C. Smith Jr (2015)
Journal Article
Woodiwiss, M. (2015). Enterprise not ethnicity: an interview with Dwight C. Smith Jr. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 41-55. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-014-9216-x

© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This email interview with Dwight C. Smith Jr. was conducted during 2012 and 2013. It discusses Smith’s background, influences, career and current thinking and activities from his early career in U.S.... Read More about Enterprise not ethnicity: an interview with Dwight C. Smith Jr.

Fifty years investigating institutional corruption and organized crime: an interview with Selwyn Raab (2015)
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Woodiwiss, M. (2015). Fifty years investigating institutional corruption and organized crime: an interview with Selwyn Raab. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 74-85. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-015-9248-x

© 2015, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This email interview with Selwyn Raab was conducted during 2014. It discusses Raab’s background, influences, career and current thinking and activities from his experiences as a student journalist dur... Read More about Fifty years investigating institutional corruption and organized crime: an interview with Selwyn Raab.

Combatting and analysing organized crime: the view from witnesses (2015)
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Woodiwiss, M. (2015). Combatting and analysing organized crime: the view from witnesses. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-015-9247-y

© 2015, Springer Science+Business Media New York. This special issue of Trends in Organized Crime begins with a tribute to Joseph Albini who died in 2013 written by his colleague Jeff McIllwain and ends with Matthew G. Yeager’s reexamination of the c... Read More about Combatting and analysing organized crime: the view from witnesses.

The analysis and containment of organized crime in Europe: An interview with Cyrille Fijnaut (2015)
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Woodiwiss, M. (2015). The analysis and containment of organized crime in Europe: An interview with Cyrille Fijnaut. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 94-106. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-014-9225-9

This email interview with Cyrille Fijnaut was conducted during 2013 and 2014. It discusses Fijnaut’s background, influences, career and current thinking and activities from his early career in the Dutch police in the 1960s, through to his work as a c... Read More about The analysis and containment of organized crime in Europe: An interview with Cyrille Fijnaut.

Questioning preconceived notions about organized crime: An interview with Petrus C. van Duyne (2015)
Journal Article
Woodiwiss, M. (2015). Questioning preconceived notions about organized crime: An interview with Petrus C. van Duyne. Trends in Organized Crime, 18(1-2), 118-127. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-015-9244-1

Duyne is recognised as one of the leading experts in economic and cross-border crime in Europe. He worked for the Dutch Ministry of Justice and as a professor at the University of Tilburg. In 1999 he set up the Cross-border Crime Colloquium and this... Read More about Questioning preconceived notions about organized crime: An interview with Petrus C. van Duyne.

Organized evil and the Atlantic alliance: Moral panics and the rhetoric of organized crime policing in America and Britain (2009)
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Woodiwiss, M., & Hobbs, D. (2009). Organized evil and the Atlantic alliance: Moral panics and the rhetoric of organized crime policing in America and Britain. British Journal of Criminology, 49(1), 106-128. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azn054

Moral panics are conventionally associated with the interpretations of youthful action imposed by powerful state or media forces. However, the concept is also useful in understanding more generally how social problems are constructed and presented. I... Read More about Organized evil and the Atlantic alliance: Moral panics and the rhetoric of organized crime policing in America and Britain.

The history of native Americans and the misdirected study of organised crime (2008)
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Dickson-Gilmore, J., & Woodiwiss, M. (2008). The history of native Americans and the misdirected study of organised crime. Global Crime, 9(1-2), 66-83. https://doi.org/10.1080/17440570701862793

Conventional chronologies of the history of organised crime in America tend to focus on the arrival of large numbers of Italian immigrants in the 1890s as the catalyst for organised crime. However, analysis of the history of interactions between colo... Read More about The history of native Americans and the misdirected study of organised crime.


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