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NCJ Number: 34801 Find in a Library
Title: PROFESSIONAL AND ORGANISED CRIME - A COMPARATIVE APPROACH
Journal: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY AND PENOLOGY  Volume:4  Issue:2  Dated:(MAY 1976)  Pages:113-128
Author(s): J A MACK; H J KERNER
Corporate Author: Academic Press, Inc
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United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 16
Sponsoring Agency: Academic Press, Inc
San Diego, CA 92101-4495
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: DIFFERENTIATION BETWEEN PROFESSIONAL AND ORGANIZED CRIME AND CRIMINALS BY DEFINING THE TERMS AND EXAMINING THE SCOPE OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES EACH GROUP IS ENGAGED IN.
Abstract: LOCATION AND DEGREE OF ORGANIZATION ARE DISCUSSED AS WELL AS THE INCREASE IN BUSINESS-TYPE CRIME. THE APPLICATION OF THE DEVIANCE THEORY TO THE STUDY OF CRIMINAL ORGANIZATION IS RECOMMENDED.
Index Term(s): Criminology; Deviance; Organized crime; Professional criminals; Studies
Note: PAPER PRESENTED AT THE EIGHTH WORLD CONGRESS OF SOCIOLOGY, 1974, TORONTO, CANADA
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