Organized Crime: World Perspectives

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9780130481993: Organized Crime: World Perspectives

For Organized Crime, Comparative Criminal Justice, or any course with an International focus.

Written by natives of each of the many countries represented throughout the text, 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.

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"A highly useful overview of organized crime on a nation-specific basis with a substantial introduction and conclusion that bring together common themes.




"CITE>Provides useful social, political, and economic context for organized crime problems in every region of the world."


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  • Perspectives on organized crime from each continent offer students an insight into the similarities and differences in organized crime worldwide.
  • Information is provided about organized crime in many nations that have not been reported widely in the past.
  • Authors are organized crime experts in their respective countries.
  • Each section of the book describes how both internal events and circumstances in other nations shape the nature and extent of organized crime in another nation.
  • The concept of organized crime, its nature and extent, and the methods used in confronting organized crime in a specific country are described in a systematic fashion in each chapter.
  • A substantial introduction and conclusion bring together common themes from the individual countries and continents.
  • Suggestions are included for using this book effectively in the classroom: individual country trend analysis, adjacent country examination, product-flow analysis, and group migration studies clarify the connection of organized crime to shifts in criminal opportunities and in political and economic circumstances within a country and across an entire region of the world.

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