Globalisation and crime in contemporary society


A level


8m 20s
In this podcast we explore the importance of understanding the global links that characterise modern criminality. Through a discussion of case studies and examples, we illustrate that understanding modern crime cannot ignore its global dimension.

1. Listen carefully to the podcast and make careful notes of key concepts and any key thinkers. 

2. Explain the terms globalisation and Postmodernism

3. Outline what Henry and Milovanovic mean by ‘Harms of reduction’ and ‘Harms of repression’

4. Why does Foucault see surveillance increasingly penetrating into private aspects of our lives?

5. How has globalisation created new opportunities for criminal activity?

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