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Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction

Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction  

Georgios A Antonopoulos and Georgios Papanicolaou

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
Published Online: 
Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191836879
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198795544.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780198795544
Organized Crime: A Very Short introduction examines the people involved in organized crime and questions whether the term ‘organized’ is used to evoke the image, operations, ... More
1. What is organized crime?

1. What is organized crime?  

Georgios A. Antonopoulos and Georgios Papanicolaou

in Organized Crime: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
Published Online: 
Feb 2018
eISBN: 
9780191836879
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198795544.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198795544
Organized crime seems a tangible, inescapable issue in today’s world, but despite some agreement on its characteristics, there is no uncontested definition of it. ‘What is organized crime?’ ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2020
Published Online: 
Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0001
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190280109
From 1920 to 1933 the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution banned the production, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages. The Introduction explains that this VSI ... More
3. Prohibition

3. Prohibition  

W. J. Rorabaugh

in Prohibition: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2020
Published Online: 
Jan 2020
eISBN: 
9780190280130
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780190280109.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780190280109
January 16, 1920 was the last day that Americans could legally buy a drink before both the Eighteenth Amendment and the Volstead Act went into effect. Whenever a substance is banned, the ... More

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