Abadinsky provides a detailed, comprehensive analysis of the origins, history, theoretical explanations, and structure of domestic and international organized crime, including drug trafficking, gambling, and loan sharking. The author also explains the methods employed by law enforcement agencies to combat organized crime, and the policy decisions reached by various investigating committees and commissions, including the President's Commission on Organized Crime.
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Howard Abadinsky was an inspector for the Cook County Sheriff's Office for eight years and a New York State parole officer and then a senior parole officer for 15 years. The author holds a B.A. from Queens College of the City University of New York, an M.S.W. from Fordham University, and a Ph.D. from New York University. He is the author of several books, including PROBATION AND PAROLE, DRUGS and LAW AND JUSTICE.
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Book Description Wadsworth Pub Co, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0830414738
Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-249-83-0626800
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