When the elephant in the room is an elephant

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Abstract

The paper considers the role played by Transnational Organised Crime (TOC) groups and other criminal networks in the growing illegal trade in elephant ivory, and questions why more is not being done to tackle the demand for ivory-derived products in China and South East Asia.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 2017
EventSocio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference 2017 - University of Newcastle
Duration: 6 Apr 2017 → …
http://www.slsa.ac.uk/images/conferences/SLSA-2017-Programme.pdf

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ConferenceSocio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference 2017
Period6/04/17 → …
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Keywords

  • Smuggling
  • trafficking
  • ivory
  • organised crime
  • terrorism
  • elephants

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Sneddon, S. (2017). When the elephant in the room is an elephant. Paper presented at Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference 2017, .
Sneddon, Simon. / When the elephant in the room is an elephant. Paper presented at Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference 2017, .
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