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Organized Crime,9780495599661

Organized Crime

Edition: 9th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 1/27/2009
Publisher(s): Wadsworth Publishing
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ORGANIZED CRIME provides a detailed, comprehensive analysis of the origins, history, theoretical explanations, and structure of domestic and international organized crime. The author also explains the methods employed by law enforcement agencies to combat organized crime, as well as the policy decisions of various investigating committees and commissions, including the President's Commission on Organized Crime.

Table of Contents

About the Author
Introduction to Organized Crime
The Definition and Structure of Organized Crime
Explaining Organized Crime
Organized Crime in the United States
Development of Organized Crime in the United States
Organized Crime in New York
Organized Crime in Chicago
International Organized Crime
Italian Organized Crime and the Albanian Connection
Latin American Organized Crime
Black Organized Crime
Asian Organized Crime
Russian Organized Crime
International Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs
Business of Organized Crime
Gambling, Loansharking, Theft, Fencing, Sex, and Trafficking in Persons and Arms
The Drug Business
Labor, Business, and Money Laundering
Fighting Organized Crime
Organized Crime Statutes and Law Enforcement
Author Index Subject
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