Handbook of Organized Crime in the United States

By Robert J. Kelly; Ko-Lin Chin et al. | Go to book overview

HANDBOOK OF ORGANIZED CRIME IN THE UNITED STATES

Edited by ROBERT J. KELLY, KO-LIN CHIN, and RUFUS SCHATZBERG

Foreword by Francis A. J. Ianni

GREENWOOD PRESS Westport, Connecticut · London

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Table of contents

  • Title Page - Handbook of Organized Crime in the United States iii
  • Publication/Copyright Page iv
  • Contents v
  • Foreword ix
  • Preface xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 16
  • Part I - Background Issues 19
  • 1 - Defining Organized Crime 21
  • Endnotes Page 36
  • 2 - Organized Crime: History and Historiography 39
  • Endnotes 67
  • Part II - Perspectives on Organized Crime: Theory and Research 75
  • 3 - Models of Organized Crime 77
  • 4 - Research on American Organized Crime 91
  • Endnotes Page 116
  • 5 - Illicit Enterprise: an Organized Crime Paradigm for the Nineties 121
  • Introduction 121
  • Endnotes Page 144
  • Part III - Organized Crime Groups and Operations 151
  • 6 - The Bruno Family of Philadelphia:Organized Crime as a Regulatory Agency 153
  • Endnotes Page 164
  • 7 - The Organized Crime Neighborhoods 167
  • Endnotes Page 185
  • 8 - African American Organized Crime 189
  • Endnotes Page 208
  • 9 - Chinese Organized Crime in America 213
  • Introduction 213
  • Endnotes Page 238
  • 10 - Russian Organized Crime in America 245
  • Endnotes Page 265
  • 11 - Corruption and Racketeering in the New York City School Boards 269
  • Introduction 269
  • Endnotes Page 286
  • 12 - Organized Crime and Commercial Sex 289
  • Endnotes Page 307
  • 13 - Turning Black Money into Green: Money Laundering 311
  • Epilogue 328
  • Notes 328
  • Part IV - Control and Containment: Law Enforcement Strategies 331
  • 14 - A History of Organized Crime Control: Federal Strike Forces 333
  • Introduction 333
  • Endnotes Page 355
  • 15 - Intelligence and Analysis Within the Organized Crime Function 359
  • Introduction 359
  • Endnotes Page 385
  • 16 - The Role of Crime Commissions in Organized Crime Control 389
  • Notes 400
  • 17 - Organized Crime and Drug Abuse Control 401
  • 18 - Policing Emerging Organized Crime Groups 415
  • Introduction 415
  • Notes 428
  • 19 - The Prosecutor as Problem Solver 431
  • Introduction 431
  • Appendix A 444
  • Appendix B 445
  • Appendix C 446
  • Endnotes Page 448
  • 20 - Rico: The Federal Experience (Criminal and Civil) and an Analysis of Attacks Against the Statute 451
  • Introduction 451
  • Endnotes Page 482
  • 21 - Without Fear of Retribution: The Witness Security Program 491
  • Endnotes Page 502
  • Bibliography 503
  • Epilogue 505
  • Bibliographical Essay 509
  • Index 521
  • About the Contributors 539
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