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Organized crime in our times, by Jay S. Albanese

Organized crime in our times, by Jay S. Albanese
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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non fiction
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Organized crime in our times
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by Jay S. Albanese
Organized Crime provides readers with a clear understanding of organized crime, including its definition and causes, how it is categorized under the law, models to explain its persistence, and the criminal justice response to organized crime, including investigation, prosecution, defense, and sentencing. This book offers a comprehensive survey, including an extensive history of the Mafia in the United States; a legal analysis of the offenses that underlie organized crimes; specific attention to modern manifestations of organized crime activity, such as human smuggling, Internet crimes, and oth
Table Of Contents
1. What is organized crime? -- 2. Characteristic organized crimes I : conspiracy and provision of illicit goods and services -- 3. Characteristic organized crimes II : infiltration of business, extortion, and racketeering -- 4. Causes of organized crime : influences on individuals -- 5. Paradigms of organized crime : type of organizations -- 6. The Mafia : 100 years of historical facts and myths -- 7. Changes in the nature of organized crime : from traditional to modern -- 8. Transnational organized crime -- 9. Investigative tools -- 10. Prosecution strategies -- 11. Organizing a criminal defense -- 12. Sentencing organized crime offenders