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Organized Crime

ISBN: 9780133571738 | 0133571734
Edition: 6th
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Pub. Date: 2/24/2014

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This student-friendly text illuminates organized crime from social, political, and economic perspectives, dispelling long-standing myths that prevent real understanding.

 

Organized Crime, 6e, is designed to be an introductory text serving several purposes in the field of criminal justice. First, it gives the reader an understanding of the concept of organized crime–what it is and what it is not–and the necessary historical foundation for understanding the evolution, development, and current status of organized crime. Most important, the book is designed to dispel the myth that organized crime is composed exclusively of Italian American criminal groups.

 

Another important component of the book is that drug trafficking plays an important role in the continuing proliferation of organized crime groups. The existence of the illegal drug trade says much about both the groups that traffic in illicit drugs and the members of society who use these drugs, consequently lending support to organized criminals.

 

Finally, terrorism has dominated public policy since September 11, 2001. With increasing global awareness of terrorist organizations and those who belong to them, traditional models of terrorism have been challenged because the structure, financing, and recruiting mechanisms of such organizations are becoming more and more like their criminal counterparts in conventional organized crime. Logically organized and highly readable, the text promotes learning with extensive pedagogical features, from critical thinking projects to suggested readings.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

 

This book offers a current look at organized crime, examining emerging areas in the field. It provides:

  • Comprehensive, up-to-date coverage: Gives students the strong intellectual foundation they need to truly understand organized crime
  • A thorough examination of the role of drug trafficking in organized crime: Students learn the important role drug trafficking plays in the continuing proliferation of organized crime groups
  • Insights into terrorism as organized crime: Students are challenged to view traditional models of terrorism as a type of organized crime
  • Extensive pedagogical features: Gives students the tools to master key concepts faster and more effectively and provides support for instructors

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