Browsing by Author "Selimoglu, Hande"
Smuggling and trafficking in Turkey: an analysis of EU-Turkey cooperation in combating transnational organized crime Authors:Toktaş, Şule; Selimoglu, Hande
Publisher and Date:(Routledge Journals Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2012)Since the 1990s there has been a global proliferation of transnational organized crime (TOC). Turkey as a transit site between the East and the West has been one of the routes through which organized crime groups transport illicit goods in collaboration with other networks of crime. This paper investigates TOC in Turkey and maps out Turkey's role as a transit country in smuggling and trafficking. The paper also deals with Turkey's contribution to international efforts in combating TOC in light of ...