Organized Crime, 7th edition
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Organized Crime is an accessible introduction to organized crime: what it is and isn't. It examines the origins, evolution and present-day status of organized crime and dispels widespread myths about it, revealing why stereotypes are inadequate. The text also deals with comparative models of terrorism and the role of drug trafficking in proliferating organized crime.
The 7th Edition has significant new and updated material on topics such as definitions of organized crime, drug-smuggling networks and counterfeit goods. New material on ISIS and its “business model” discusses resemblances between terrorist organizations and organized crime groups in terms of structure, financing and recruiting mechanisms.
Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019
Subject: Criminal Justice
Category: Organized Crime
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
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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