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Organized Crime - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0131730366

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ISBN13: 978-0131730366
ISBN10: 0131730363
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

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Organized Crime - 4TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131730366

Michael Lyman and Gary Potter

ISBN13: 978-0131730366
ISBN10: 0131730363
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

For courses in Introduction to Organized Crime.

Dispelling current myths regarding organized crime, Lyman and Potter's fourth edition reveals a truer picture of organized crime and criminal activity today. Providing scholarly treatment and a social perspective, the authors explore the concept of organized crime, the historical foundation for its evolution and development, and the current status of criminal groups in today's society. Offering timely and respected research, this edition includes a thorough examination of drug trafficking, new sections on emerging organized crime groups, updated case studies, more coverage international groups, updated statistics, graphics and more!

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Organized Crime
2. Theories of Organized Criminal Behavior
3. The Evolution of Organized Crime: Urban Beginnings and Major Participants
4. The Evolution of Organized Crime: Southern Beginnings and Major Participants
5. The Businesses of Organized Crime
6. The Illicit Drug Trade
7. Domestic Organized Crime Groups
8. A Comparative Perspective
9. Terrorism as Organized Crime
10. Organized Crime's Political and Corporate Alliance
11. Controlling Organized Crime
REFERENCES
APPENDIX A: SELECTED PROVISIONS FROM THE 2001 USA PATRIOT ACT
APPENDIX B: CHRONOLOGY OF WHITE SUPREMACIST DOMESTIC TERRORIST INCIDENTS IN THE 1980s