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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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The Italian-American Mafia

Jay S. Albanese.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organized Crime

October 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Organised Crime. 7941 words.

The Mafia in America became a concern that paralleled the immigration wave from Italy during the late 1800s. It was closely associated with victimization within Italian communities in...

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Searching for Organized Crime in History

Cyrille Fijnaut.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organized Crime

October 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Organised Crime. 21977 words.

Organized crime as it exists today originated in many different locations around the world as the history of banditry and the Mafia in western Europe as well as the history of the Triads...

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U.S. Organized Crime Control Policies Exported Abroad

Margaret Beare and Michael Woodiwiss.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organized Crime

October 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Organised Crime; Crime Prevention. 12870 words.

To a great extent, international law enforcement has been “Americanized” in recent decades. This essay traces the significant part that the U.S. government’s efforts to establish a global...

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Money Laundering

Michael Levi and Peter Reuter.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Corporate Crime; Transactional Crime; Organised Crime. 11689 words.

Money laundering is a very modern crime created by the late twentieth-century state to enlist the financial sector in its search of the proceeds of crime and prevention of career...

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