Organized Crime / Edition 4

Organized Crime / Edition 4

by Michael D. Lyman, Gary W. Potter, Gary Potter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131730363

ISBN-13: 9780131730366

Pub. Date: 08/15/2006

Publisher: Prentice Hall

"Organized Crime 2/E enlivens today's discussion of hot criminal topics: who the organized criminals are, what they do, and how to bring them to justice." Organized Crime 2/E gives students what they need to know about organized crime and the criminal justice system's fight to stop it.  See more details below

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"Organized Crime 2/E enlivens today's discussion of hot criminal topics: who the organized criminals are, what they do, and how to bring them to justice." Organized Crime 2/E gives students what they need to know about organized crime and the criminal justice system's fight to stop it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131730366
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/15/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
868,969
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 10.18(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Understanding Organized Crime1
Ch. 2Theories of Organized Criminal Behavior63
Ch. 3The Evolution of Organized Crime: Urban Beginnings and Major Participants94
Ch. 4The Evolution of Organized Crime: Southern Beginnings and Major Participants144
Ch. 5The Businesses of Organized Crime169
Ch. 6The Illicit Drug Trade219
Ch. 7Domestic Organized Crime Groups263
Ch. 8A Comparative Perspective315
Ch. 9Terrorism as Organized Crime379
Ch. 10Organized Crime's Political and Corporate Alliance443
Ch. 11Controlling Organized Crime489
References535
App. ASelected Provisions from the 2001 USA Patriot Act557
App. BChronology of White Supremacist Domestic Terrorist Incidents in the 1980s563
Index571

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