Organized crime: world perspectives
Written by natives of each of the many countries represented here, 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. This compilation of essays provides an analysis of organized crime from the North American, European, Asian, South American, Australasian and African perspectives, as well as the criminal justice response to organized crime. For those interested in a comprehensive analysis of organized crime around the world.
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Part One Perspectives from North America
A Canadian Perspective
Part Two Perspectives from Europe
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