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Researching Transnational Crime: The Australian Institute of Criminology

Researching Transnational Crime: The Australian Institute of Criminology Global Governance 12 (2006), 119– 125 GLOBAL INSIGHTS Researching Transnational Crime: The Australian Institute of Criminology Toni Makkai he Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC), an independent national agency established in 1972, reports to the Australian min- T ister for justice and customs as well as to an independent board of management. It was created by the Australian government to (1) undertake research on crime and justice that seeks to inform govern- ment policy; and (2) actively disseminate information across a broad range of key stakeholders, ranging from the minister to the general pub- lic. It is a highly focused agency with some forty staff, of which about twenty-two are active researchers. Another twelve people are engaged in information and dissemination activities. The AIC also provides sec- retariat services to the Criminology Research Council, which funds a wide range of research in crime and justice areas conducted by aca- demics and consultants throughout Australia. Because the AIC has a key role in dissemination to policymakers and practitioners, it draws on the research work funded by the council and other work undertaken by aca- demics that is deemed to be of policy relevance to its key stakeholders. Transnational Crime Research The http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations Brill

Researching Transnational Crime: The Australian Institute of Criminology

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Brill
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Copyright © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1075-2846
eISSN
1942-6720
DOI
10.1163/19426720-01202001
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Global Governance 12 (2006), 119– 125 GLOBAL INSIGHTS Researching Transnational Crime: The Australian Institute of Criminology Toni Makkai he Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC), an independent national agency established in 1972, reports to the Australian min- T ister for justice and customs as well as to an independent board of management. It was created by the Australian government to (1) undertake research on crime and justice that seeks to inform govern- ment policy; and (2) actively disseminate information across a broad range of key stakeholders, ranging from the minister to the general pub- lic. It is a highly focused agency with some forty staff, of which about twenty-two are active researchers. Another twelve people are engaged in information and dissemination activities. The AIC also provides sec- retariat services to the Criminology Research Council, which funds a wide range of research in crime and justice areas conducted by aca- demics and consultants throughout Australia. Because the AIC has a key role in dissemination to policymakers and practitioners, it draws on the research work funded by the council and other work undertaken by aca- demics that is deemed to be of policy relevance to its key stakeholders. Transnational Crime Research The

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Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International OrganizationsBrill

Published: Aug 3, 2006

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