Politics and Crime

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CRU’s research in the field of politics and crime focuses on the effect that licit and illicit power structures and have on statebuilding and peacebuilding processes, with a specific focus on transnational and local organised criminal networks.

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On the shores of safety: migration management in Sicily

14 February 2018 - 11:51

The current electoral debate in Italy focusses mainly on the achievements of the government in stemming migration flows. However, the plight of migrants struggling to build a new life in the country is rarely discussed in the political arena.