On the take: from petty crooks to Presidents

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Indiana University Press, 1978 - Law - 269 pages
..". 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


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

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Chambliss is Professor of Sociology at George Washington University.