Crime -- Organized
The following sources are recommended by a professor whose research specialty is organized crime.
· Abadinsky, Howard (1999). Organized Crime. 6th Edition. Wadsworth Publishing. This is the preeminent textbook on the subject. While focused on the United States, it has significant breadth, providing the reader with an excellent introduction to the subject. It is written in a style that is accessible to students, scholars, researchers, the media and the general public. The latest version is the 6th edition, which is a testament to its primacy in this field.
· Adamoli Sabrini, Andrea Di Incola, Ernesto Savona, and Paola Sofí (1998). Organised Crime around the World. European Institute for Crime Prevention and Control (HEUNI). This is an excellent summary of organized crime throughout the world. The report seeks to provide an overview of the recent trends in organised crime and the countermeasures taken against it in various areas in the world (North America, Central and South America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Africa and the Gulf States, Asia and Oceania). It includes overviews of organized crime, trends, and enforcement in a number of countries.
· Nathanson Centre for the Study of Organized Crime and Corruption. Osgoode Hall Law School, University of York. This web site is one of the best reference sites for organized crime on the Internet. In addition to hosting the most comprehensive set of links to other relevant web pages, the site also has a searchable database on organized crime and a bibliography. http://www.yorku.ca/nathanson/
· World Justice Information Network. National Institute of Justice, U.S. Dept. of Justice. This web site has a vast array of information, sources, and references to criminal justice issues, including specialized criminal justice search engines, multilingual web pages, email and chat rooms, news, and special collections, directories and links. It contains references to and documents on a number of organized and transnational crime issues. This site also allows the user to access a number of other important criminal justice issues. http://www.wjin.net/
· Clari.News.Organized.Crime. This ClariNet news group provides up-to-date media articles on organized crime from throughout the world. http://www.ibiblio.org/usenet-i/groups-html/clari.news.crime.organized.html
· Transnational Organized Crime Journal. Published by Frank Cass Publications in coordination with the Ridgeway Center for International Security Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, this journal is dedicated to the examination of organized and transnational crime issues.
· Organized Crime and Corruption Bibliographic Database Search. Nathanson Centre for the Study of Organized Crime and Corruption, Osgoode Hall Law School, University of York. http://www.yorku.ca/nathanson/search.htm
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