Organized Crime: Culture, Markets and Policies

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ISBN: 978-0-387-74732-3 (Print) 978-0-387-74733-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Criminal Groups and Activities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

    2. Historical Transformations

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        Pages 7-13

        Reflections on the Sicilian Mafia: Peripheries and Their Impact on Centres

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        Pages 15-28

        The Decline of the Italian Mafia

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        Pages 29-37

        Hashish Smuggling by Bedouin in South Sinai

      Transnational Flows

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        Pages 41-55

        Corruption as a Causal Factor in Human Trafficking

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        Pages 57-69

        New Players in an Old Game: The Sex Market in Italy

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        Pages 71-82

        The Vehicle Theft Market in Bulgaria

      The Intertwinement of Illegitimate and Legitimate Activities

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        Pages 85-96

        Diamonds and Organized Crime:The Case of Antwerp

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        Pages 97-111

        Eco-Crime: The Tropical Timber Trade

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        Pages 113-126

        The Role of Hawala Bankers in the Transfer of Proceeds from Organised Crime

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        Pages 127-142

        Facilitating Organized Crime: The Role of Lawyers and Notaries

  3. Law Enforcement

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

    2. Containment and Prevention

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        Pages 145-163

        Criminal Conflicts and Collective Violence: Biker-Related Account Settlements in Quebec, 1994–2001

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        Pages 165-181

        Controlling Human Smuggling in the Netherlands: How the Smuggling of Human Beings Was Transformed into a Serious Criminal Offence

      Dual Strategies

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        Pages 185-194

        The Civil RICO Law as the Decisive Weapon in Combating Labour Racketeering

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        Pages 195-206

        Recent Anti-Mafi a Strategies: The Italian Experience

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        Pages 207-218

        Breaking the Power of Organized Crime? The Administrative Approach in Amsterdam

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 219-229