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Organized Crime

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9780534551582

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Pub. Date:
7/24/2002
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Summary

Section I: INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZED CRIME. 1. Organized Crime: Attributes and Structure. 2. Explaining Organized Crime. 3. History of Organized Crime. Section II: ORGANIZED CRIME IN THE UNITED STATES. 4. Organized Crime in New York. 5. Organized Crime in Chicago. 6. African-American and Black Organized Crime. Section III: INTERNATIONAL AND TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME. 7. Italian Organized Crime. 8. Latino Organized Crime. 9. Russian Organized Crime. 10. Asian Organized Crime. Section IV: THE BUSINESS OF ORGANIZED CRIME. 11. Gambling, Loansharking, Theft, Fencing, and Sex. 12. Organized Crime in Labor and Business. 13. Drugs. Section V: FIGHTING ORGANIZED CRIME. 14. Organized Crime Statutes. 15. Organized Crime Law Enforcement. In Conclusion. References. Author Index. Subject Index.

Table of Contents

Preface xv
PART I INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIZED CRIME
Organized Crime: Attributes and Structure
1(32)
Defining Organized Crime
1(3)
The Structure of Organized Crime
4(27)
The Bureaucratic/Corporate Model
4(1)
Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs
4(13)
Analysis of the Structure
17(1)
Patrimonial/Patron-Client Networks
18(1)
The American Mafia
18(13)
Analysis of the Structure
31(1)
Internet Connections
31(1)
Review Questions
31(2)
Explaining Organized Crime
33(19)
Anomie
33(1)
Differential Association
34(1)
Subcultures and Social Disorganization
35(4)
Differential Opportunity
39(1)
Social Control Theory
40(1)
Ethnic Succession
41(8)
Zips
48(1)
Conclusion
49(1)
Internet Connections
50(1)
Review Questions
51(1)
PART II ORGANIZED CRIME IN THE UNITED STATES
The History of Organized Crime in the United States
52(23)
Organized Crime: Sources of Information
52(3)
The Robber Barons
55(2)
Immigration and Urban Machine Politics
57(2)
The Irish
57(2)
The Saloon and the Machine
59(2)
Underworld and Upperworld
61(2)
Reform and Nativism
63(1)
Prohibition
64(5)
Prohibition and Organized Crime
67(2)
The Kefauver Crime Committee
69(1)
The McClellan Committee
70(1)
The President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice
71(1)
The President's Commission on Organized Crime (PCOC)
72(2)
Internet Connections
74(1)
Review Questions
74(1)
Organized Crime in New York
75(29)
Tammany Hall
75(2)
The Tammany Police
75(1)
The Tammany Gangs
75(2)
Arnold Rothstein and Jewish Organized Crime in New York
77(8)
Arnold Rothstein
78(1)
Dutch Schultz
79(3)
Lepke Buchalter
82(1)
Meyer Lansky and Benjamin Siegel
83(2)
Interethnic Cooperation: Murder, Inc.
85(1)
Italian Organized Crime in New York
86(16)
The Castellammarese War
87(1)
The Luciano/Genovese Family
88(3)
The Mineo/Gambino Family
91(4)
The Reina/Lucchese Family
95(2)
The Profaci/Colombo Family
97(3)
The Bonanno Family
100(2)
The Five Families
102(1)
Internet Connections
102(1)
Review Questions
103(1)
Organized Crime in Chicago
104(28)
Mike McDonald
105(1)
``Hinky Dink'' and John ``the Bath''
105(1)
William Hale Thompson
106(1)
Mont Tennes
107(1)
From Colosimo to Torrio to Capone
108(1)
Prohibition
109(6)
The Torrio Organization
110(1)
The Chicago Wars
111(2)
Al Capone's Chicago
113(2)
Organized Crime in Chicago after Capone: The Outfit Emerges
115(11)
The Browne-Bioff Episode
116(1)
Sam Giancana
116(2)
Outfit Street Crews
118(1)
The Taylor Street Crew
119(3)
The Grand Avenue Crew
122(1)
The Twenty-Sixth Street Crew
123(1)
The North Side Crew
123(2)
Chicago Heights
125(1)
The Outfit Today
126(4)
The Structure of the Chicago Outfit
127(3)
Internet Connections
130(1)
Review Questions
130(2)
African-American and Black Organized Crime
132(13)
Frank Lucas
133(1)
The Gangster Disciples
134(2)
El Rukns/Black P. Stone Nation
136(1)
Other Domestic African-American Criminal Organizations
137(2)
Black Organized Crime: Nigerians
139(2)
Jamaican Organized Crime
141(2)
Internet Connections
143(1)
Review Questions
143(2)
PART III INTERNATIONAL AND TRANSNATIONAL ORGANIZED CRIME
Italian Organized Crime
145(21)
The Globalization of Organized Crime
145(1)
The Mezzogiorno
146(1)
The Sicilian Mafia
147(11)
Mussolini and the Mafia
149(2)
The Nuovo Mafia
151(2)
Politics and the Mafia
153(1)
The Decline of the Mafia
154(2)
The Structure of the Mafia
156(2)
The Neapolitan Camorra
158(4)
The 'Ndrangheta
162(1)
Sacra Corona Unita and the Albanian Connection
163(1)
Internet Connections
164(1)
Review Questions
165(1)
Latino Organized Crime
166(25)
The Cuban-Colombian Connection
166(1)
Colombia
167(10)
Colombian Drug Trafficking
168(3)
The Medellin Cartel
171(4)
The Cali Cartel
175(1)
The Evolution of the Colombian Drug Business
176(1)
Mexico
177(9)
Mexican Drug Trafficking
178(2)
The Amezcuas (Colima) Cartel
180(1)
The Herrera Family
181(2)
The Sinaloa Cartel
183(1)
The Gulf Cartel
183(1)
The Juarez Cartel
184(1)
The Tijuana Cartel
185(1)
The Sonora Cartel
186(1)
The Dominican Republic
186(2)
The Mexican Mafia
188(1)
Internet Connections
189(1)
Review Questions
189(2)
Russian Organized Crime
191(15)
The Roots of Russian Organized Crime
191(2)
The Vory
193(2)
The Russian Mafiya
195(3)
Chechens
198(2)
Russian Organized Crime in the United States
200(4)
The Fuel Oil Scam
202(1)
Vory in the United States
202(2)
The Future of ROC
204(1)
Internet Connections
205(1)
Review Questions
205(1)
Asian Organized Crime
206(16)
Yakuza
206(5)
Triads, Tongs, and Asian Gangs
211(9)
Triads
212(4)
Tongs
216(1)
Asian Gangs in North America
217(3)
Internet Connections
220(1)
Review Questions
221(1)
PART IV THE BUSINESS OF ORGANIZED CRIME
The Business of Organized Crime: Gambling, Loansharking, Theft, Fencing, and Sex
222(23)
Goods and Services or Extortion?
222(4)
Gambling
226(11)
Bookmaking
226(8)
Casino Gambling and Related Activities
234(2)
Miscellaneous Gambling
236(1)
Loansharking (Usury)
237(3)
Theft and Fencing
240(1)
Stolen Securities
240(1)
Fencing
241(1)
The Business of Sex
241(2)
The International Sex Industry
243(1)
Internet Connections
243(1)
Review Questions
244(1)
Organized Crime in Labor and Business
245(33)
Organized Labor in America
246(1)
Labor Racketeering: In the Beginning...
246(2)
The Fulton Fish Market
247(1)
Labor Racketeering and the ``Big Four''
248(13)
Laborers International Union
249(1)
Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union (HEREIU)
250(2)
International Longshoremen's Association (ILA)
252(2)
International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT)
254(4)
Hoffa Versus Kennedy
258(3)
Business Racketeering
261(7)
The Garment Center
262(2)
Restraint of Trade
264(1)
The Construction Industry
264(2)
Private Solid Waste Carting
266(2)
Organized Crime and Legitimate Business
268(3)
The Scam
269(1)
Stock Fraud
270(1)
Money Laundering
271(5)
Internet Connections
276(1)
Review Questions
276(2)
Organized Crime and Drugs
278(28)
Historical Background
278(4)
China and the Opium Wars
279(2)
The ``Chinese Problem'' and the American Response
281(1)
The Twentieth Century
282(3)
The Harrison Act
283(2)
The Business of Heroin
285(8)
The Golden Triangle
286(3)
The Golden Crescent
289(3)
Mexico
292(1)
Colombia
293(1)
Cocaine
293(5)
The Business of Cocaine
294(2)
Distribution
296(2)
Methamphetamines
298(1)
Cannabis/Marijuana
299(2)
Barbiturates
301(1)
Methaqualone
301(1)
Phencyclidine (PCP)
302(1)
Ecstasy
302(1)
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD)
303(1)
Analogs and Designer Drugs
304(1)
Internet Connections
305(1)
Review Questions
305(1)
PART V FIGHTING ORGANIZED CRIME
Organized Crime Statutes
306(24)
Constitutional Restraints
306(1)
Jurisdictional Limitations
307(1)
Corruption
308(5)
Informants
309(4)
Statutes
313(16)
The Internal Revenue Code
313(1)
The Controlled Substances Statutes
314(1)
The Hobbs Act
315(1)
Conspiracy
316(2)
RICO
318(4)
Continuing Criminal Enterprise
322(1)
The Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA)
322(1)
Forfeiture
322(4)
Money Laundering
326(2)
The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000
328(1)
Internet Connections
329(1)
Review Questions
329(1)
Organized Crime Law Enforcement
330(23)
The Department of Justice (DOJ)
331(4)
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
331(1)
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)
332(1)
The Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)
333(1)
The Marshals Service
333(2)
The Department of the Treasury
335(2)
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
336(1)
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF)
336(1)
The Customs Service
336(1)
The Department of Labor
337(1)
The Department of Transportation/Coast Guard
337(1)
The Department of Defense (DOD)
338(2)
Other Federal Enforcement Agencies
340(1)
Interpol
340(1)
Investigative Tools in Organized Crime Law Enforcement
341(7)
Intelligence
341(2)
Electronic Surveillance
343(5)
The Grand Jury
348(1)
Immunity
349(3)
Internet Connections
352(1)
Review Questions
352(1)
In Conclusion 353(1)
References 354(41)
Author Index 395(6)
Subject Index 401


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