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  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Organized crimes prevalent in Southeast Asia
  3. 3. Map of Golden Triangle
  4. 4. The Golden Triangle
  5. 5. The physical center of the Golden Triangle
  6. 6. Drug trafficking in Golden Triangle (1)
  7. 7. Drug trafficking in Golden Triangle (2)
  8. 8. Drug trafficking in Golden Triangle (3)
  9. 9. The China connections
  10. 10. An intravenous drug user in Yunnan, China
  11. 11. China's demand for heroin
  12. 12. Heroin and synthetic drugs in China
  13. 13. Prevalence of drug addiction in China
  14. 14. Drug trafficking as individual enterprise
  15. 15. Major players in drug trafficking
  16. 16. Challenges faced by drug traffickers
  17. 17. Strategies of drug trafficking as a business
  18. 18. Drug trafficking as a business
  19. 19. Ants move the house (1)
  20. 20. Ants move the house (2)
  21. 21. Survival through adaptation
  22. 22. Diagram of the drug trafficking process
  23. 23. A fan-shaped distribution system?
  24. 24. Where did the old traffickers go?
  25. 25. Improved law enforcement efforts
  26. 26. Proactive counter measures by governments
  27. 27. Harsh law enforcement activities
  28. 28. Challenges to fight against drug trafficking
  29. 29. Possibilities in combating drug trafficking
  30. 30. Acknowledgement
  31. 31. Details of professor Sheldon X. Zhang
  32. 32. END

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Zhang, S. (2008), "Drug trafficking in the Golden Triangle", in McCusker , R. (ed.), Transnational Crime: A global perspective, The Marketing & Management Collection, Henry Stewart Talks Ltd, London (online at http://hstalks.com/?t=MM0181784)
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ABOUT THIS TALK

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Prof. Sheldon Zhang Show Biography

SPEAKER BIOGRAPHY

Prof. Sheldon Zhang – San Diego State University, USA

Sheldon X. Zhang is Professor of Sociology and Department Chair at San Diego State University. He is the author of Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings—All Roads Lead to America (Greenwood, 2007), and co-author of Criminology: A Global Perspective (Prentice Hall, 2007). His research revolves around two main themes: transnational organized crime and community-based corrections. His articles have appeared in journals such as Criminology, British Journal of Criminology, Criminology and Public Policy, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Crime and Delinquency, and Transnational Organized Crime. He has given numerous conference presentations and keynote speeches to academic as well as law enforcement audiences both at home and abroad.

Publication Date

November, 2008

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