Crime, Criminals, and Competitive Crime Control
16 Pages Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Date Written: 2006
Given the negative consequences of crime, it should come as no surprise that states will endeavor to make their dominions less hospitable to potential criminal actors. This predisposition, when played out on a national stage, would appear ripe for a dynamic in which states will seek to "out-tough" one another, leading to a spiral of detrimental competitiveness.
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