Organized Crime: World Perspectives

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Jay S. Albanese, Dilip K. Das, Arvind Verma
Prentice Hall, 2003 - Law - 482 pages
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Written by natives of each of the many countries represented here, this unique collection illustrates the similarities and differences in organized crime around the world. Each country's demographics and location is described and the introduction to each section indicates how the events in other nations on each continent continue to shape the nature and extent of organized crime in many different countries. This compilation of essays provides an analysis of organized crime from the North American, European, Asian, South American, Australasian and African perspectives, as well as the criminal justice response to organized crime. For those interested in a comprehensive analysis of organized crime around the world.

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Part One Perspectives from North America
A Canadian Perspective
Part Two Perspectives from Europe

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About the author (2003)

Dr. Jay S. Albanese is a professor and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA.

Dr. Dilip K. Das is a professor in the Department of Sociology/Criminal justice at the State University of New York, Plattsburgh, USA.

Dr. Arvind Verma is an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal justice at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.

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