The fifth edition of this unique text is completely updated to reflect the many changes that organized crime has recently undergone. Abadinsky provides a detailed analysis of the origins, history, theoretical explanations, and structure of organized crime, including drug trafficking, gambling, and loan-sharking. 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 is professor of criminal justice at St John's University. He served eight years as an inspector for the Cook County, Illinois, sheriff and 15 years as a New York state parole officer and senior parole officer. The founder of the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime, he also served as a consultant to the President's Commission on Organized Crime. He 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. in sociology from New York University.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110830414738
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Book Description Wadsworth Pub Co, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0830414738