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  • Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

    "An extensive overview of the drug trade in the Americas and its impact on politics, economics, and society throughout the region. . . . Highly recommended."--Choice"A first-rate update on the state of the long-fought hemispheric 'war on drugs.' It is particularly timely, as the perception that the war is lost and needs to be changed has never been stronger in Latin and North America."--Paul Gootenberg, author of Andean Cocaine: The Making of a Global Drug"A must-read volume for policy makers, concerned citizens, and students alike in the curre...

    • ASIN: 0813054664

  • Coup d'etat in Slow Motion Vol II: The murder of Olof Palme (Volume 2)

    For almost 30 years, Ole Dammegård has spent a lot of his awake time searching for the truth behind some of the worst conspiracies in the history of world – such as the murders of president John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr, and John Lennon. His investigations have led him into a world of violent death arms smuggling, terrorist attacks, networks of pedophiles & Free Masonic rituals.In Volume II Ole continues his deep investigation of the killing of Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme and discloses how the so-called Police ...

    • ASIN: 1517076749

  • Hidden Power: The Strategic Logic of Organized Crime

    What should we make of the outsized role organized crime plays in conflict and crisis, from drug wars in Mexico to human smuggling in North Africa, from the struggle in Crimea to scandals in Kabul? How can we deal with the convergence of politics and crime in so-called 'mafia states' such as Guinea-Bissau, North Korea or, as some argue, Russia? Drawing on unpublished government documents and mafia memoirs, James Cockayne discovers the strategic logic of organized crime, hidden in a century of forgotten political--criminal collaboration in New Y...

    • ASIN: 0190627336

  • Criminal Justice Today: An Introductory Text for the 21st Century, Student Value Edition (14th Edition)

    The gold standard for introductory criminal justice texts. Best-selling and time-tested, Criminal Justice Today: An Introductory Text for the 21st Century,continues to lead the field as the gold-standard for introductory criminal justice texts. Its comprehensive coverage focuses on the crime picture in America and on the three traditional elements of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections. Building upon the theme of individual freedom versus personal security, it challenges students to evaluate the strengths and weakness...

    • ASIN: 0134417143

  • Prisons Today and Tomorrow

    A Thoroughly Revised and Updated Third Edition of an Essential TextPrisons Today and Tomorrow is a balanced, comprehensive text designed to introduce students and other readers to the reality of corrections. Beginning with an overview of prisons throughout history, the text moves to an analysis of the philosophy and practice of modern corrections. Detailed descriptions of “life on the inside,� an analysis of trends in current correctional populations, and an overview of the future of corrections make Prisons Today and Tomorrow the ...

    • ASIN: 1284020215
    • Brand: Brand: Jones n Bartlett Learning

  • Today's White-Collar Crime: Legal, Investigative, and Theoretical Perspectives (Criminology and Justice Studies)

    Written as a text for undergraduate courses, this book appeals to instructors interested in teaching the field of white-collar crime, both from a matter-of-fact investigative perspective as well as a decidedly academic endeavor. Accordingly, it goes beyond discussing the basic theories and typologies of commonly-encountered offenses such as fraud, forgery, embezzlement, and currency counterfeiting, to include the legalistic aspects of white-collar crime. It also explores the investigative tools and analytical techniques needed if students wish ...

    • ASIN: 0415996112

  • The Detroit True Crime Chronicles: Tales of Murder and Mayhem in the Motor City

    The Detroit True Crime Chronicles sets forth the rich history of criminal activity in the Motor City. Using information from declassified federal documents and many firsthand accounts, the book focuses on the city s local Mafia, key mobsters, drug kingpins, serial killers, and unsolved crimes. Included in this comprehensive account of criminal life in Michigan s great border city are the stories of Ernie the Greek Kanakis, Henry Blaze Marzette, Eddie Jackson, Baby Ray Peoples, Demetrius Holloway, Butch Jones, Leroy Buttrum, Frank Nitti Usher, M...

    • ASIN: 1933822279
    • Brand: Brand: Camino Books Inc

  • Deadly Medicines and Organised Crime

    PRESCRIPTION DRUGS ARE THE THIRD LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH AFTER HEART DISEASE AND CANCER. In his latest ground-breaking book, Peter C Gotzsche exposes the pharmaceutical industries and their charade of fraudulent behaviour, both in research and marketing where the morally repugnant disregard for human lives is the norm. He convincingly draws close comparisons with the tobacco conglomerates, revealing the extraordinary truth behind efforts to confuse and distract the public and their politicians. The book addresses, in evidence-based detail, an ex...

    • ASIN: 1846198844
    • Brand: imusti

  • Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America

    An unprecedented exposé of Soviet espionage in the United States during the 1930s and 40s This stunning book, based on KGB archives that have never come to light before, provides the most complete account of Soviet espionage in America ever written. In 1993, former KGB officer Alexander Vassiliev was permitted unique access to Stalin-era records of Soviet intelligence operations against the United States. Years later, living in Britain, Vassiliev retrieved his extensive notebooks of transcribed documents from Moscow. With these notebooks Jo...

    • ASIN: 0300164386

  • Double Lives: Spies and Writers in the Secret Soviet War of Ideas Against the West

    Chronicles the secret propaganda campaign of the former Soviet Union to globalize communism and describes how a German communist successfully recruited notable writers and artists to participate in this propaganda network.

    • ASIN: 0029187303
    • Brand: Free Press

  • Murder in the Stacks: Penn State, Betsy Aardsma, and the Killer Who Got Away

     On Nov. 28, 1969, Betsy Aardsma, a 22-year-old graduate student in English at Penn State, was stabbed to death in the stacks of Pattee Library at the university’s main campus in State College.  For more than forty years, her murder went unsolved, though detectives with the Pennsylvania State Police and local citizens worked tirelessly to find her killer. The mystery was eventually solved—after the death of the murderer. This book will reveal the story behind what has been a scary mystery for generations of Penn State students and ...

    • ASIN: 0762780878
    • Brand: Globe Pequot Press

  • The Shot Caller: A Latino Gangbanger's Miraculous Escape from a Life of Violence to a New Life in Christ

    “This is a story of a tough young man who lost his way, and of a loving God who never forgot him, no matter where he was.” — Nicky Cruz, bestselling author of Run Baby Run The son of El Salvadorian immigrants, Casey Diaz was brought to Los Angeles at the age of two. An abusive, impoverished family life propelled Casey at only eleven years of age into the Rockwood Street Locos gang. Casey was willing to do anything to be number one, but years of chasing rival gang members led to a dramatic ambush and arrest by the LAPD.At just sixteen, Ca...

    • ASIN: 0785224386
    • Brand: HarperCollins Christian Pub.

  • Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic

    Winner of the NBCC Award for General NonfictionNamed on Amazon's Best Books of the Year 2015--Michael Botticelli, U.S. Drug Czar (Politico) Favorite Book of the Year--Angus Deaton, Nobel Prize Economics (Bloomberg/WSJ) Best Books of 2015--Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky (WSJ) Books of the's 10 Best Books of 2015--Entertainment Weekly's 10 Best Books of 2015 --Buzzfeed's 19 Best Nonfiction Books of 2015--The Daily Beast's Best Big Idea Books of 2015--Seattle Times' Best Books of 2015--Boston Globe's Best Books of 2015--St. Louis...

    • ASIN: 1620402521
    • Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing

  • Shots In The Dark: The Saga Of Rocco Balliro

    On a frigid winter night in early 1963, Rocco Anthony Balliro and a pair of associates stormed a darkened apartment on the outskirts of Boston and were immediately embroiled in a deadly shootout with several unseen assailants. Unbeknownst to Rocco at the time, the men who returned his fire were several Boston police officers, waiting in ambush for him. It was, as Rocco later described it, a hastily planned rescue mission that went downhill in a hurry. In the aftermath, his beloved girlfriend and her toddler son lay dead....

    • ASIN: 1947290517

  • The Federalist Papers (Dover Thrift Editions)

    An excellent reference for anyone who wants a better understanding of the Constitution, this compilation of eighty-five articles explains and defends the ideals behind the highest form of law in the United States. The essays were written and published anonymously in New York newspapers during the years 1787 and 1788 by three of the Constitution's framers and ratifiers: Alexander Hamilton, General George Washington's Chief of Staff and first Secretary of the Treasury; John Jay, the first Chief Justice of the United States; and James Madison, fat...

    • ASIN: 0486496368
    • Brand: John Jay James Madison Alexander Hamilton
    • UPC: 800759496365

  • Gangsters and Organized Crime in Buffalo : History, Hits and Headquarters

    Stories abound about legendary New York City gangsters like "Lucky" Luciano, but Buffalo has housed its fair share of thugs and mobsters too. While many were nothing more than common criminals or bank robbers, a

    • UPC: 20899414

  • 1960s Austin Gangsters : Organized Crime That Rocked the Capital

    Timmy Overton of Austin and Jerry Ray James of Odessa were football stars who traded athletics for lives of crime. The original rebels without causes, nihilists with Cadillacs and Elvis hair, the Overton gang and

    • UPC: 43579768

  • Boston Organized Crime

    Boston has had its share of bookies and loan sharks, gangsters and wiseguys, hoodlums and hit men. From the Great Brink's Robbery, which was hailed as the crime of the century; to the long-forgotten Cotton

    • UPC: 455821199

  • Ohio's Black Hand Syndicate : The Birth of Organized Crime in America

    Organized crime was born in the back of a fruit store in Marion. Before America saw headlines about the Capone Mob, the Purple Gang and Murder Inc., the specter of the Black Hand terrorized nearly

    • UPC: 964688059

  • Motor City Mafia : A Century of Organized Crime in Detroit

    Motor City Mafia: A Century of Organized Crime in Detroit chronicles the storied and hallowed gangland history of the notorious Detroit underworld. Scott M. Burnstein takes the reader inside the belly of the beast, tracking

    • UPC: 761008058
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Gangsters and Organized Crime in Buffalo : History, Hits and Headquarters

    Gangsters and Organized Crime in Buffalo: History, Hits and

    • UPC: 502766873

  • Boston Organized Crime

    Boston has had its share of bookies and loan sharks, gangsters and wiseguys, hoodlums and hit men. From the Great Brink's Robbery, which was hailed as the crime of the century; to the long-forgotten Cotton

    • UPC: 17614441

  • Motor City Mafia : A Century of Organized Crime in Detroit


    • UPC: 5167275
    • Rating: 4.0

  • Organized Crime in the United States, 1865-1941

    "Why do Americans alternately celebrate and condemn gangsters, outlaws and corrupt politicians? Why do they immortalize Al Capone while forgetting his far more successful, innovative precursor, Michael Cassius MacDonald? Drawing on historical accounts, the author

    • UPC: 55962396

  • Handbook of Organized Crime in the United States

    Handbook of Organized Crime in the United

    • UPC: 527426193
    • Rating: 5.0

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    Organized Crime In The United States Today

    We ask a former mafia boss about America's organised crime

    Organized Crime In The United States Today
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    The Story of Organized Crime

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