Organized Crime

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An introductory text for students of criminal justice. Explains the concept of organized crime, the history necessary to understand its current status, and that other groups are as guilty as Italian-Americans. Emphasizes the drug trade and the complicity of corrupt government and business officials. Other topics include terrorism and methods of controlling organized crime. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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This text provides a comprehensive overview of organized crime -- its definition, theories that explain it, its businesses, history, participants (both domestic and foreign groups), political and corporate alliances, and methods for controlling it.

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Key Benefit: This book provides a comprehensive overview of organized crime, explaining the concept of organized crime and the theories of organized criminal behavior. Key Topics: Covers several aspects of organized crime, its definition, theories that explain it, its businesses, history, participants (both domestic and foreign groups), political and corporate alliances, and methods for controlling it. Market: Those who study criminal behavior, such as Criminologists and Sociologists.

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Michael D. Lyman; Gary W. Potter
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