Government Versus Organized Crime
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Description: Offering a unique look at organized crime, this book focuses on the political responses to this social problem. Complete with a history and description of the issue, it addresses the emergence of organized crime in the Unites States and discusses the political, social and economic factors that allowed it to thrive. It moves beyond other books to reveal the actions taken by the federal government to reduce the criminal activity committed by these groups. With the focus on criminal justice and politics, the book examines the major crime families, the major legislations, and the evolution of this world wide phenomenon.nbsp;Focuses on the political responses to organized crime giving readers aunique view of the topic.nbsp; Emphasizes the relationship between criminal justice, politics and organized crime throughout the book.nbsp; Provides a solid history of organized crime in the U.S.nbsp; Describes the major crime familiesin New York and other cities such as Cleveland, Detroit, Philadelphia, and Denver. Devotes a chapter to the future of organized crime - Considers where we have been in terms of fighting organized crime and where we need to go in terms of preventing it.nbsp;nbsp;Law enforcement professionals and those interested in the political response to a social problem of organized crime.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $66.80
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/5/2007
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Nancy E. Marionis Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron.
|Introduction/ Description of Organized Crime|
|What Is Organized Crime?|
|Characteristics of Organized Crime Groups|
|Rules and Regulations|
|What They Do|
|Prostitution/ Pornography/Sex Trade|
|Gasoline Excise Taxes|
|Transnational/Global Organized Crime|
|Why Study Organized Crime?|
|Rest of Book|
|A Short Description of the History of Organized Crime|
|The Roots of Organized Crime|