Philadelphia’s Black Mafia

A Social and Political History

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-1311-9 (Print) 978-0-306-48132-1 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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    Pages 1-5

    Introduction

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    Pages 6-14

    Research Methodology

  3. Social History 1968–1974

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      Pages 17-34

      1968–1972: The Origins of the Black Mafia

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      Pages 35-66

      1973–1974: Murder and Infamy

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      Pages 67-88

      1968–1974: Social Movements, Social Systems and the Black Mafia

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      Pages 89-110

      The Politics of Ignorance and the ART of Exploitation

  4. Social History, 1975–2002

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      Pages 113-123

      1975–1984: Philadelphia’s Black Mafia on the Wane

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      Pages 124-133

      1985–2002: Old Heads, Old Habits

  5. Criminology and the History of African-American Organized Crime

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      Pages 137-156

      Discussion: Contemporary Academic Perspectives on the Black Mafia and African-American Organized Crime

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      Pages 157-166

      Conclusions