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Transnational Organized Crime / Edition 1

Transnational Organized Crime / Edition 1

by Margaret E. Beare
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ISBN-13: 9781409447566
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/28/2013
Series: Library of Essays on Transnational Crime Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Margaret E. Beare is Professor in the Osgoode Hall Law School and the Department of Sociology at York University, Canada.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Part I Introduction: The interdisciplinary dimensions of the study of organized crime, Klaus von Lampe. Part II Ethnicity, Illegal Enterprises and Upward Mobility: Crime as an American way of life: a queer ladder of social mobility, Daniel Bell; Strategic decision making in organized crime control: the need for a broadened perspective, Edwin H. Stier and Peter R. Richards. Part III Criminal Organizations as ’Alien Conspiracy’: Transnational organized crime: the strange career of an American concept, Michael Woodiwiss. Part IV Business Crime Versus Organized Crime or Business Crimes As Organized Crime: Paragons, pariahs, and pirates: a spectrum-based theory of enterprise, Dwight C. Smith. Part V RICO and Debates Pertaining to the Structure and Purpose of Criminal Groups: Symposium Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act: debunking RICO’s myriad myths, G. Robert Blakey; A comparative analysis of organised crime conspiracy legislation and practice and their relevance to England and Wales, Michael Levi and Alaster Smith. Part VI Refinements: 'Less Organized' Criminal Operations and a Focus on Protection/Extortion: The economic consequences of product illegality, Peter Reuter; Research on upper level drug trafficking: a review, Frederick Desroches; Conspiracy among the many: the Mafia in legitimate industries, Diego Gambetta and Peter Reuter; New York City as organized crime fighter, James B. Jacobs and Alex Hortis; The paradoxes of organized crime, Letizia Paoli. Part VII Networks and Analysis: The Teamsters, the White House and the Labor Department, Alan A. Block and Sean Patrick Griffin; Assessing network patterns in illegal firearm markets, Carlo Morselli; Fixers, super fixers and shadow facilitators: how networks connect, Douglas Farah; Illuminating dark networks: a social network analysis of an Australian drug trafficking syndicate, David A. Bright, Caitlin E. Hughes and Jenny Chalmers. Part VIII Markets: The rise of two dru

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