Homicide and Organised Crime: Ethnographic Narratives of Serious Violence in the Criminal Underworld by Mohammed RahmanHomicide and Organised Crime: Ethnographic Narratives of Serious Violence in the Criminal Underworld by Mohammed Rahman

Homicide and Organised Crime: Ethnographic Narratives of Serious Violence in the Criminal Underworld

byMohammed Rahman

Hardcover | June 28, 2019

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This book offers rich ethnographic and narrative accounts of men who have been engaged in serious violence and organised crime in the West Midlands of England, using several theoretical paradigms.  Through case study examples, it also considers contract killers and the nefarious position that 'hitmen' occupy in the criminal underworld.  By charting insider perspectives from retired law enforcement agents, informants, ex-military personnel and ex-offenders, this book speaks to those who have a vested interest in violence, organised crime and ethnography.

Mohammed Rahman is Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Nottingham Trent University, UK.  Previously, he was Lecturer in Criminology at Birmingham City University.  Mohammed's academic work concerns serious crimes - especially organised crime and gangs.  Regularly, he uses his teaching and research experiences to inform the public, media ...
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Title:Homicide and Organised Crime: Ethnographic Narratives of Serious Violence in the Criminal UnderworldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:151 pagesPublished:June 28, 2019Publisher:Palgrave Pivot USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3030162524

ISBN - 13:9783030162528

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Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

Acknowledgements

Foreword

1.              Introduction and Methodology

2.              History, Homicide, Organised Crime and Theory

3.              Contract Killers and Glocal Organised Crime: A Case Study of the 'Baby-Faced' Assassin

4.              Drugs, Guns and Organised Crime: A Case Study of the Journeyman Hitman

5.              Violent Men: Trauma, Humiliation and Scenarios of Harm

6.              Homicide and Organised Crime in Birmingham, West Midlands: Future Directions and Closing Comments