Organized Crime in Our Times
This book provides a synthesis of significant developments in the nature, history, theories, understanding, and prevention of organized crime, together with the criminal justice response. It reports on important convictions of organized crime figures, new transnational links, new attention to human smuggling, Internet crimes, and other modern manifestations of organized criminal activity. This edition includes new tables and figures, including "Organized Crime at the Movies" boxes that tie to relevant content in the text, and a glossary.
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Chapter 1 What Is Organized Crime?
Conspiracy Provision of Illicit Goods and Services
Infiltration of Business Extortion and Racketeering
Chapter 4 Causes of Organized Crime
Chapter 5 Paradigms of Organized Crime
Facts and Myths
Chapter 7 Changes in the Nature of Organized Crime
Chapter 8 Transnational Organized Crime
Chapter 9 Investigative Tools