Crime and Networks

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Carlo Morselli
Routledge, Sep 26, 2013 - Law - 336 pages
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This innovative collection of original essays showcases the use of social networks in the analysis and understanding of various forms of crime. More than any other past research endeavor, the seventeen chapters in this book apply to criminology the many conceptual and methodological options from social network analysis.
Crime and Networks is the only book of its kind that looks at the use of networks in understanding crime, and can be used for advanced undergraduate and beginner's graduate level courses in criminal justice and criminology.

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Carlo Morselli is a Professor at the École de criminologie, Université de Montréal and Deputy Director of the International Centre for Comparative Criminology. His research focuses on criminal networks and organized crime, with recent studies aimed specifically at illegal firearm markets, synthetic drug markets, collusion in the construction industry, and denunciation. In 2011, he was awarded the Outstanding Publication Award from the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime (IASOC) for his book Inside Criminal Networks (Springer, 2009). He is also the author of Contacts, Opportunities, and Criminal Enterprise (University of Toronto Press, 2005) and a series of articles that have been published in Criminology; Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency; Critical Criminology; Crime, Law, and Social Change; and Social Networks. Since 2011, he has served as the Editor-in-Chief for the journal Global Crime.

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