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A chicken evening in Glasgow leaves the bride-to-be useless on a bathroom ground, her physique twisted, her face stretched in a macabre grin. with out suspect and no intent the police hit a brick wall. however the assassin has left a hidden path of forensic proof for Dr Rhona MacLeod to discover. A path that results in an international of exploitation and sexual obsession. "The eco-friendly baize partitions and seriously carpeted hallway smothered all sound. She handed 4 doorways and stood outdoor quantity 5, looking ahead to the double vodka to swim via her blood flow. there have been 4 of them. Spiked hair, dressmaker stubble, muscled our bodies below patterned short-sleeved shirts. A stag evening possibly? or simply men who cherished understanding on women like her.
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Nevertheless, how can this theoretical reﬂection about the nature of the concept of security be of any assistance in understanding the concept of TOC? The following section will try to clarify the connection between the two. Transnational organized crime as a security concept The end of the cold war thus produced two important and interrelated turning points in security studies: the broadening of the security ﬁeld to include non-military issues and non-State actors, and the growing perception of security threat labelling as a political move.
Albanese argued that ‘there seem to be as many descriptions [deﬁnitions] of organized crime as there are authors’ (1985: 4). It is interesting to note that all textbooks (see, for example, Wright 2006; Abadinsky 1992) and monographs (see, for example, Paoli 2003) dedicated to organized crime have a section or discussion on deﬁnitions and what is actually being studied. So, we need to try to deﬁne the phenomenon although it is clear that it is a subjective and ideological exercise and thus, rather problematic.
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