ISBN-10:
0761913599
ISBN-13:
9780761913597
Pub. Date:
06/10/1998
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Beyond the Mafia: Organized Crime in the Americas / Edition 1

Beyond the Mafia: Organized Crime in the Americas / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780761913597
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/10/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

Sue Mahan is an Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice Program at the University of Central Florida - Daytona Beach Campus. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Missouri – Columbia and was awarded a Kellogg Fellowship in International Development and a Fulbright Distinguished Lectureship to Peru. She is the author of several other books including: Unfit Mothers; Women, Crime and Criminal Justice (with Ralph Weisheit); Crack, Cocaine, Crime and Women; and Beyond the Mafia, as well as journal articles and book chapters about crime and justice. She is working on a book about restorative justice in Colombia, SA based on observations and interviews.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: ILLICIT ENTERPRISE
Discussion
Corporate Crime
The Rape of the Third World - Marshall B Clinard
Discussion
Moonshiners
The Political Economy of Mountain Dew - Wilbur R Miller
PART TWO: ETHNICITY AND TRADITION
Discussion
Chinese Gangs
Gang Characteristics - Ko-Lin Chin
Discussion
The Yakuza
North America - David E Kaplan and Alec Dubro
Foothold on the Mainland
PART THREE: VIOLENCE
Discussion
The Medell[gr]in Cartel
La Comuna Nororiental - Mar[gr]ia Jimena Duzàn
Discussion
The Vice Lords
Excerpt from There Are No Children Here - Alex Kotlowitz
PART FOUR: OPPORTUNITY
Discussion
Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs
Women and the Outlaws - Daniel R Wolf
Discussion
The Russian Organizatsiya
The Organizatsiya - William Kleinknecht
PART FIVE: CRIMINAL JUSTICE POLICY
Discussion
Chicano Prison Gangs
Baby Mafia or Family - R Theodore Davidson
Discussion
Pirates
Pirates and Profiteers - Frank Browning and John Gerassi
Epilogue
Beyond the Mafia

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