SDG16 seeks to address threats to fundamental freedoms and human rights of people around the world. The SDG16 targets break down areas of focus to help achieve this overarching aim of promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies.

This collection of content focuses on 16.4: By 2030, significantly reduce illicit financial and arms flows, strengthen the recovery and return of stolen assets and combat all forms of organized crime and 16.5: Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms.

Highlighted Chapters

Researching Political Corruption and White-Collar Crime on the Internet

from Qualitative Research in Criminology

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Criminological Explanations for Police Officer Brutality and Criminality

from Police Use of Force

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External Factors: Legal Framework and the Business Environment

from Corporate Fraud Across the Globe

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Change Measures for Corporate Control

from Corporate Compliance: Crime, Convenience and Control

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The Shadow Economy and the Street World as a Migration Arena

from The Political Economy of Non-Western Migration Regimes

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International Anti-corruption Law

from International Conflict and Security Law

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Diagnosing Corruption and Prosperity in Europe and the Americas

from “Ye Shall Know Them by Their Fruits”

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Stuck in an Equilibrium of High Corruption: The Strait Gate to a Fair and Transparent Society

from Sustainable Development Disciplines for Humanity

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Terrorism and Organized Crime

from The Illegal Drug Trade and Global Security

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The Displacement and Convergence of Transnational Crime Flows

from The Evolution of Illicit Flows

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International Human Rights Laws and Trafficking in Persons

from A West African Model to Address Human Trafficking

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