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Author Lo, Shiu Hing, 1963-

Title The politics of cross-border crime in greater China : case studies of mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao / Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo.

Imprint Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2009.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 245 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-233) and index.
Contents Types and patterns of transborder crime in greater China -- The PRC state response at national, provincial, and local levels -- Cross-border crime and the postcolonial state in Hong Kong -- Response of the postcolonial state in Macao -- Espionage and terrorism -- Intergovernmental and regional cooperation.
Summary Organized crime has been on the rise in the Greater Chine region since the People's Republic opened up its economy and society in the mid-1980s. This book provides a detailed and comprehensive study of how the state at the central and local levels has responded to the changing patterns and activities of cross-border crime in Greater China.
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Subject Organized crime -- Political aspects -- China -- Case studies.
Organized crime -- China -- Prevention -- Case studies.
Organized crime -- China -- Hong Kong.
Organized crime -- China -- Hong Kong -- Prevention.
Organized crime -- China -- Macau.
Organized crime -- China -- Macau -- Prevention.
Espionage -- China.
Organized crime -- Prevention -- International cooperation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Case studies.
Case studies.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Lo, Shiu Hing, 1963- Politics of cross-border crime in greater China. Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2009 9780765612762 (DLC) 2008007325 (OCoLC)199458547
ISBN 9780765623041 (electronic bk.)
0765623048 (electronic bk.)
9780765612762 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0765612763 (cloth ; alk. paper)