Organized Crime

Organized Crime, 7th edition

  • Michael D. Lyman

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Overview

With knowledge of Organized Crime, you'll come to understand what this branch of criminal behavior is, and what it is not. In addition to debunking the myths of ethnically driven pop-culture stereotypes, this text presents the role of drug trafficking in organized crime and comparative models of terrorism.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137526161

Table of contents

1. Understanding Organized Crime
2. Theories of Organized Criminal Behavior
3. The Evolution of Organized Crime: Urban Beginnings
4. The Evolution of Organized Crime: Southern Beginnings
5. The Businesses of Organized Crime
6. The Illicit Drug Trade
7. Domestic Organized Crime Groups
8. A Comparative Perspective
9. Terrorism As Organized Crime
10. Organized Crime's Political and Corporate Alliances
11. Controlling Organized Crime

Appendices
A. Selected Provisions from the 2001 USA Patriot Act
B. Chronology of White Supremacist Domestic Terrorist Incidents in the 1980s
C. Domestic Terrorism Groups and Events
D. Foreign Terrorist Organizations

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