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Organizational Crime

Edited by Vincenzo Ruggiero

This new Routledge series expands the meaning of Organizational Crime to include all criminality that can be analysed through the lenses of organization theory and the theory of the firm, thus encompassing old and new forms of organized crime. Its themes will centre on 'business as crime', but also on 'crime as business', therefore focusing on both respectable and conventional offenders, on deviant business groups as well as criminal organizations, and finally on partnerships between the two.

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  1. Corruption and Organized Crime in Europe

    Illegal partnerships

    By Philip Gounev, Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: Organizational Crime

    In Corruption and Organised Crime in Europe, Gounev and Ruggiero present a discussion of the relation between organized criminals and corruption in the EU’s 27 Member States. The book draws on research and scholarly work the editors carried out, respectively, within the Center for the Study of...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Crimes of the Economy

    A Criminological Analysis of Economic Thought

    By Vincenzo Ruggiero

    Series: Organizational Crime

    Economists have often paid visits to the field of criminology, examining the rational logic of offending. When economists examine criminal activity, they imply that offenders should be treated like any other social actor making rational choices. In The Crimes of the Economy, Vincenzo Ruggiero turns...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Drugs and Money

    Managing the Drug Trade and Crime Money in Europe

    By Michael Levi, Petrus C. van Duyne

    Series: Organizational Crime

    The phenomenon of psycho-active drugs, and our reactions to them, is one of the most fascinating topics of the social history of mankind. Starting with an analysis of the 'policy of fear' in which law enforcement is 'haunted' by drug money, Drugs and Money offers a radical reconsideration of this...

    Published August 10th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Transnational Organised Crime

    Perspectives on Global Security

    Edited by Adam Edwards, Peter Gill

    Series: Organizational Crime

    The perceived threat of 'transnational organized crime' to Western societies has been of huge interest to politicians, policy makers and social scientists over the last decade. This book considers the origins of this crime, how it has been defined and measured and the appropriateness of governments...

    Published June 11th 2003 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Business of Arms: Understanding the Illicit Arms Trade
    By Mark Phythian
    To Be Published July 30th 2015

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