Illicit

How Smugglers, Traffickers and Copycats Are Hijacking the Global Economy
Product Number: EB00148112
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307278562
Publisher: Anchor
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Description

A groundbreaking investigation of how illicit commerce is changing the world by transforming economies, reshaping politics, and capturing governments.In this fascinating and comprehensive examination of the underside of globalization, Moises NaIm illuminates the struggle between traffickers and the hamstrung bureaucracies trying to control them. From illegal migrants to drugs to weapons to laundered money to counterfeit goods, the black market produces enormous profits that are reinvested to create new businesses, enable terrorists, and even to take over governments. NaIm reveals the inner workings of these amazingly efficient international organizations and shows why it is so hard - and so necessary to contain them. Riveting and deeply informed, Illicit will change how you see the world around you. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author(s): Moises Naim
Original Publish Date: Oct 10, 2006

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