Crimes such as homicide and theft, and drugs such as heroin and cocaine have always been of public concern, and there has been a recent focus on areas such as child sexual abuse, modern slavery, new psychoactive substances, online fraud, and online indecent images of children.
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This proposal reflects the AHRC's Research Networking Scheme's Highlight Notice for 'cross-disciplinary research networks exploring emerging areas of cross-cultural enquiry'. More specifically, this proposal is located w...
Funded by: AHRC
Lead research organisation: Durham University
The project focuses on corruption in criminal and non-criminal commercial enterprises, which is related to business crime.
In December 2014, RUSI launched a Strategic Hub for Organised Crime Research to develop a world class research agenda that meets the needs of policymakers. With the support of government agencies and Research Councils UK...
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: Royal United Services Institute
The project aims to bridge the gap between academic research and policy needs in the area of organized crime, which is a form of business crime.
Transnational organised crime groups and the difficulties in intervening with illicit finances have been identified as a high-priority concern by the UK government (see Serious and Organised Crime Strategy (SOCS) (2013))...
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: University of Manchester
The project investigates the misuse of corporate vehicles by organized crime groups, which is a form of business crime, but does not cover the full extent and nature of business crime.