Criminal Conspiracies: Organized Crime in Canada

Paperback | February 20, 2015

byMargaret E. Beare

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Written by one of Canada's foremost authorities on organized crime, Criminal Conspiracies is a well-rounded and concise introduction to organized crime in this country. Fully revised to include recent research findings and examples, this text offers students a thoroughly up-to-date andinsightful view into the largely hidden world of organized crime.

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Written by one of Canada's foremost authorities on organized crime, Criminal Conspiracies is a well-rounded and concise introduction to organized crime in this country. Fully revised to include recent research findings and examples, this text offers students a thoroughly up-to-date andinsightful view into the largely hidden world of o...

Margaret E. Beare is professor in the Department of Sociology and Osgoode Hall Law School at York University. She holds a PhD from Columbia University. She is the former director of the Jack and Mae Nathanson Centre for the Study of Organized Crime and Corruption, and has been involved in police research for more than twenty years. She...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.78 inPublished:February 20, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195446224

ISBN - 13:9780195446227

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Table of Contents

PrefacePart I: Understanding Organized Crime in Theory and PracticeIntroduction1. Academic Literature and Research2. Explaining the Existence of Organized Crime: The Theories behind Organized CrimePart II: Organized Crime Activity in Canada3. Organized Crime in Canada4. Criminal Markets in Canada - Markets that Exploit5. Criminal Markets in Canada - Vice Markets6. Money Laundering in CanadaPart III: Official Responses to Organized Crime: Policy, Legislation, and Policing7. Organized Crime Enforcement: New Policies and New Targets8. The Politics of Organized Crime Legislation9. Enforcement of Organized Crime: Policing and Prosecution Issues10. ConclusionGlossaryReferencesList of Statues and RegulationsList of CasesIndex

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"The book relies heavily on media accounts, which make it easy to read, with plenty of examples. . . . The writing style is excellent and student friendly." --Yvon Dandurand, University of the Fraser Valley