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Published: 22 April 2018

152 Pages | 8 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198795544

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Organised Crime: A Very Short Introduction

Georgios A Antonopoulos and Georgios Papanicolaou

Very Short Introductions

  • Uncovers the reality of organised crime in the world today, while deconstructing media myths about the phenomenon.
  • Uses examples from around the globe to discuss the different forms organised crime can take
  • Discusses key aspects of organised crime, such as human trafficking, extortion, and arms trafficking
  • Explores the different established cultural traditions of organised crime, such as the Mafia, Triads, and the Yakuza
  • Analyses the parallels that can be drawn between criminal organisations and legitimate business structures
  • Explores ways of controlling and preventing organised crime
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide

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