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Organized Crime
Organized Crime
An examination of the function, structure,
and historical background of United States
criminal organizations from the late 19th century
to the present.
  • Softcover book by Howard Abadinsky
  • Over 365 pages
  • Second Edition
  • Copyright © 1985 by Howard Abadinsky
  • Reprinted, 1986

Summary of Contents includes:

" Preface

Part One Definition and Structure of Organized Crime

1 Defining Organized Crime

2 Structure of Organized Crime, Model One:
Italian-American Crime Families

3 Structure of Organized Crime, Model Two:
Motorcycle Gangs

Part Two Explaining Organized Crime

4 Historical Antecedents of Organized Crime:
The Robber Barons

5 Historical Antecedents of Organized Crime:
Mafia, Comorra, and Onerate Societa

6 Theories of Organized Crime

Part Three History of Organized Crime

7 Organized Crime: Patterns of Evolution

8 Organized Crime in New York

9 Organized Crime in Chicago

10 Organized Crime after World War II

Part Four The Business of Organized Crime

11 Gambling and Loansharking

12 Drug Trafficking

13 "Old Style" Crime: Theft, Scam, and Sex

14 Organized Crime in Labor and Business

Part Five Laws and Law Enforcement

15 Problems in Combatting Organized Crime:
Complexity and Corruption

16 Federal Statutes and Their Enforcement

17 Gathering Information about Organized Crime

18 Organized Crime and Investigative Techniques

19 Organized Crime: Policy Issues

Author Index
Subject Index

This book is in pretty good condition but the front cover has some creases and is torn at the bottom corner.
The first few pages have folded corners.
No torn or ripped pages.
There are several pages with some underlining and highlighting, the previous owner's name is written on the inside cover, and there are a few notations in the margins of some pages.


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