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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 52 new and published books in the subject of Organized Crime — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Routledge International Handbook of the Crimes of the Powerful

    Edited by Gregg Barak

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Across the world, most people are well aware of ordinary criminal harms to person and property. Often committed by the powerless and poor, these individualized crimes are catalogued in the statistics collected annually by the FBI and by similar agencies in other developed nations. In contrast, the...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Human Trafficking in Colonial Vietnam

    By Micheline Lessard

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    Examining the widespread phenomenon of human trafficking in Vietnam during the period of French colonial rule, this book focuses on the practice of kidnapping or stealing Vietnamese women and children for sale in Chinese markets from the 1870s through to the 1940s. The book brings to light the...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Studies in Gangs and Cartels

    By Robert J. Bunker, John P. Sullivan

    Concerns over the changing nature of gangs and cartels and their relationships to states in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has resulted in the emergence of a scholarly body of work focused on their national security threat potentials. This body of work, utilizing the third generation gangs...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Fraud Examiners in White-Collar Crime Investigations

    By Petter Gottschalk

    In Fraud Examiners in White-Collar Crime Investigations, Petter Gottschalk examines and evaluates the investigative processes used to combat white-collar crime. He also presents a general theory regarding the economic, organizational, and behavioral dimensions of its perpetrators. Pool Your...

    Published May 20th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Defining and Defying Organised Crime

    Discourse, Perceptions and Reality

    Edited by Felia Allum, Francesca Longo

    Organized crime is now a major threat to all industrial and non-industrial countries. Using an inter-disciplinary and comparative approach this book examines the nature of this threat. By analysing the existing, official institutional discourse on organized crime it examines whether or not it has...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Politics of Protection Rackets in Post-New Order Indonesia

    Coercive Capital, Authority and Street Politics

    By Ian Douglas Wilson

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    Gangs and militias have been a persistent feature of social and political life in Indonesia. During the authoritarian New Order regime they constituted part of a vast network of sub-contracted coercion and social control on behalf of the state. Indonesia’s subsequent democratisation has seen gangs...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Handbook of Transnational Organized Crime

    Edited by Felia Allum, Stan Gilmour

    Transnational organized crime crosses borders, challenges States, exploits individuals, pursues profit, wrecks economies, destroys civil society, and ultimately weakens global democracy. It is a phenomenon that is all too often misunderstood and misrepresented. This handbook attempts to redress the...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Maritime Terrorism and Piracy in the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by Awet T. Weldemichael, Patricia Schneider, Andrew C. Winner

    Unregulated or lesser regulated maritime spaces are ideal theatres of operation and mediums of transportation for terrorists, insurgents and pirates. For more than a decade, the Indian Ocean waters adjoining Somalia have been a particular locus of such activities, with pirates hijacking vessels,...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Global Human Trafficking

    Critical Issues and Contexts

    Edited by Molly Dragiewicz

    Series: Global Issues in Crime and Justice

    Human trafficking has moved from relative obscurity to a major area of research, policy and teaching over the past ten years. Research has sprung from criminology, public policy, women’s and gender studies, sociology, anthropology, and law, but has been somewhat hindered by the failure of scholars...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Understanding White-Collar Crime

    An Opportunity Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Michael L. Benson, Sally S. Simpson

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    Unlike other books of its kind, Understanding White-Collar Crime: An Opportunity Perspective uses a coherent theoretical perspective in its coverage of white-collar crime. Using opportunity perspective, or the assumption that all crimes depend on offenders having some sort of opportunity to commit...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge