On the take: from petty crooks to Presidents

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Indiana University Press, 1978 - Law - 269 pages
3 Reviews
..". this book makes a significant contribution to what we know about illicit enterprise and corruption." -- Social Forces ..". reads with the ease of an action-filled, best-selling novel... worthy and refreshing... " -- Journal of Criminal Justice

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User Review  - margaretbartley - LibraryThing

Both interesting and important. Easy to read, filled with details that explain a lot about how corruption works in Seattle. Be sure to read the second edition, which was written ten years later, after ... Read full review

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Awesome book, very informative and well written story. Read full review


Chapter One You Can Get Anything You Want
Chapter Two Being in the Business of Vice

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About the author (1978)

Chambliss is Professor of Sociology at George Washington University.