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"... this book makes a significant contribution to what we know about illicit enterprise and corruption." --Social Forces

"... reads with the ease of an action-filled, best-selling novel... worthy and refreshing... " --Journal of Criminal Justice

Synopsis:

Chambliss shows how local crime networks are connected to national business and political interests in a shocking expose of crime, business, and politics in America.

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter One You Can Get Anything You Want if You've Got the Bread

Chapter Two Being in the Business of Vice

Chapter Three Profits and Payoffs

Chapter Four The Crime Network

Chapter Five Maintaining Control

Chapter Six The Network Comes Apart

Chapter Seven The Higher Circles

Chapter Eight The Enemy Is Us

Notes

Appendixes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253202987
Author:
Chambliss, William J.
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Location:
Bloomington, IN
Subject:
General
Subject:
Criminal Law
Subject:
Organized crime
Subject:
Narcotics, control of
Subject:
Political corruption
Subject:
Bribery
Subject:
Racketeering
Subject:
Racketeering -- United States.
Subject:
Organized crime -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- Case studies.
Subject:
Political corruption -- United States.
Subject:
Drug control--United States
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Subject:
General True Crime
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
American Studies; History; Politics; Twentieth Century or Later
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
2nd ed.
Series Volume:
[206]
Publication Date:
19880931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.51 x 0.81 in

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