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Carolyn Nordstrom traveled through Africa, Europe, Asia, and the United States to investigate the dynamics of illegal trade in goods, from blood diamonds and arms to pharmaceuticals, exotica, and staples such as food and oil. In Global Outlaws she peels away the layers of this vast economy that extends from a war orphan selling Marlboros on a street in Angola to powerful transnational networks reaching across continents and oceans. Book jacket.
Carolyn Nordstrom is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame
Table of Contents
|The War Orphan||p. 3|
|The Bombed-Out Shop||p. 11|
|Coconuts and Cigarettes: Some Definitions||p. 19|
|The Gov'nor's Red Tractors||p. 27|
|Military Takeovers (Or, How to Own a Country)||p. 37|
|The Untold Story of the Amputees||p. 47|
|Robber Barons||p. 57|
|The Border Post - a Billion-Dollar Truck Stop (Going International)||p. 71|
|Romancing the Stone: Borders and Businesspeople||p. 83|
|The Washing Machine: Laundering, Part One||p. 93|
|Diamonds and Fish: Going Global||p. 105|
|The Cultures of Criminals||p. 139|
|The Cultures of Cops||p. 149|
|The World-Port||p. 157|
|The Investment Machine: Laundering, Part Two||p. 167|
|Human Cargo||p. 181|
|Post-Terror: Creating (the Illusion of) Security||p. 191|
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