This module is a resource for lecturers


Core reading


This section provides a list of materials that the lecturer could ask the students to read before taking a class based on this Module.

  • Arsovska, Jana and Yuliya Zabyelina (2014). 'Irrationality, Liminality and the Demand for Illicit Firearms in the Balkans and the North Caucasus' . European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, Vol. 20, Issue 3, 399-420.
  • Bourne, Mike (2007). Arming Conflict: The Proliferation of Small Arms. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Duquet, Nils (ed) (2018) Triggering Terror: Illicit Gun Markets and Firearms Acquisition of Terrorist Networks in Europe, Brussels: Flemish Peace Institute/SIPRI.
  • Greene, Owen and Nic Marsh (eds) (2012). Small Arms, Crime and Conflict: Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence. London, Routledge.
  • Griffiths, Hugh and Adrian Wilkinson (2007). Planes and Ships: Identification and Disruption of Clandestine Arms Transfers. Belgrade, Serbia: SEESAC.
  • Le Brun, Emile and Jonah Leff (2013). Signs of Supply: Weapon Tracing in Sudan and South Sudan. Geneva: Small arms Survey.
  • Overton, Iain (2015). Gun, Baby, Gun: A Bloody Journey into the world of the Gun. Edinburgh: Canongate books.
  • Parker, Sarah and Marcus Wilson (2016). A Guide to the UN Small Arms Process: 2016 Update. Geneva: Small Arms Survey.
  • Schroeder, Matthew (2013).'Captured and Counted: Illicit weapons in Mexico and the Philippines', in Small Arms Survey (ed) Small Arms Survey 2013: Everyday Dangers, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Spapens, Toine (2007). 'Trafficking in Illicit Firearms for Criminal Purposes within the European Union' . European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Vol. 15, Issue 3, 359-381.
  • Squires, Peter (2014). Gun Crime in Global Contexts. London, Routledge.
  • United Nations (2013). Arms Trade Treaty . New York: United Nations.
  • United Nations General Assembly (2001). Protocol against the Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Their Parts and Components and Ammunition . New York: United Nations General Assembly.
  • United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (2015). UNODC Study on Firearms 2015. Vienna: UNODC.
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