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The Illegal Tiger Parts Trade

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This chapter turns to explore the operation of seven distributing networks specialized in the illegal supply of tiger parts products. The focus of this chapter is on the network organizations of criminal networks and their mode of operation in supplying tiger parts products across three different cities in Mainland China and how they employ different mechanisms to avoid the risk of enforcement.

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  • Tigers
  • Criminal networks
  • Organization
  • Trust mechanisms
  • Distribution

This chapter is reprinted with the permission from Oxford University Press. The original article is Wong, R. W. Y. (2015). The Organisation of the Illegal Tiger Parts Trade in China. British Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azv080.

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Wong, R.W.Y. (2019). The Illegal Tiger Parts Trade. In: The Illegal Wildlife Trade in China. Palgrave Studies in Green Criminology. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-13666-6_6

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