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Adamoli, Sabrina & Others. Organized Crime Around the World (Helsinki: European Institute for Crime Prevention & Control, 1998).

Albanese, Jay S.; Dilip K. Das & Arvind Verma (eds.) Organized Crime: World Perspectives (Upper Saddle River NJ: Prentice Hall, 2003).

Bailey, John & Roy Godson (eds.) Organized Crime & Democratic Governability: Mexico & the US-Mexican Borderlands (Pittsburgh: U. of Pittsburgh, 2000).

Bernstein, Lee. The Greatest Menace: Organized Crime in Cold War America (Amherst: U. of Massachusetts, 2002).

Block, Alan A. East Side-West Side: Organizing Crime in New York, 1930-1950 (New Brunswick NJ: Transaction, 1983).

__________. Masters of Paradise: Organized Crime & the Internal Revenue Service in the Bahamas (New Brunswick NJ: Transaction, 1990).

__________. Space, Time & Organized Crime (New Brunswick NJ: Transaction, 1994).

__________ & Constance A. Weaver. All Is Clouded by Desire: Global Banking, Money Laundering & International Organized Crime (Westport CT: Praeger, 2004).

Cook, Fred J. The Secret Rulers: Criminal Syndicates & How They Control the US Underworld (NY: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1966).

Curtis, Glenn E. & Tara Karacan. The Nexus among Terrorists, Narcotics Traffickers, Weapons Proliferators & Organized Crime Networks in Western Europe (Washington: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, 2002).

Dickie, John. Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia (NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005).

Edwards, Adam & Peter Gill (eds.) Transnational Organized Crime: Perspectives on Global Security (NY: Routledge, 2003).

Finckenauer, James O. & Jennifer L. Schrock (eds.) The Prediction & Control of Organized Crime: The Experience of Post-Soviet Ukraine (New Brunswick NJ: Transaction, 2004).

Fiorentini, Gianluca & Sam Peltzman (eds.) The Economics of Organized Crime (NY: Cambridge, 1995).

Goldfarb, Ronald. Perfect Villains, Imperfect Heroes: Robert F. Kennedy's War Against Organized Crime (NY: Random House, 1995).

Griffin, Sean Patrick. Philadelphia's "Black Mafia": A Social & Political History (Boston: Kluwer Academic, 2003).

Jamieson, Allison. The Antimafia: Italy's Fight Against Organized Crime (NY: St. Martin's, 2000).

Lame, Ibrahim & Femi Odekunle. Fighting Corruption & Organized Crime in Nigeria: Challenges for the New Millennium (Ibadan: Spectrum, 2001).

Lavigne, Yves. Good Guy, Bad Guy: Drugs & the Changing Face of Organized Crime (Toronto: Random House, 1991).

Lintner, Bertil. Blood Brothers: The Criminal Underworld of Asia (NY: Palgrave, 2002).

Lunde, Paul. Organized Crime: An Inside Guide the World's Most Successful Industry (NY: DK, 2004).

Nash, Jay Robert (ed.) World Encyclopedia of Organized Crime (NY: Paragon House, 1992).

Naylor, R.T. Wages of Crime: Black Markets, Illegal Finance, & the Underworld Economy (Ithaca: Cornell U., 2002).

Nicaso, Antonio & Lee LaMothe. Global Mafia: The New World Order of Organized Crime (Toronto: Macmillan, 1995).

Passas, Nikos (ed.) Organized Crime (Brookfield VT: Dartmouth, 1995).

Petrakis, Gregory J. The New Face of Organized Crime (Dubuque IA: Kendal/Hunt, 1992).

Reynolds, Marylee. From Gangs to Gangsters: How American Sociology Organized Crime, 1918-1994 (Guilderland NY:

Schatzberg, Rufus & Robert J. Kelly. African American Organized Crime: A Social History (NY: Garland, 1996).

Sterling, Claire. Thieves' World: The Threat of the New Globalized Network of Organized Crime (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1994).

Turbiville, Graham Hall. Weapons Proliferation & Organized Crime: The Russian Military & Security Force Dimension (Colorado Springs CO: USAF Institute for National Security Studies, 1996).

Viano, Emilio C. (ed.) Global Organized Crime & International Security (Brookfield VT: Ashgate, 1999).

Williams, Phil. Russian Organized Crime: The New Threat? (Portland OR: Frank Cass, 1997).

__________ & Dimitri Vlassis (eds.) Combating Transnational Crime:Concepts, Activities & Responses (Portland OR: Frank Cass, 2001).

Winslow, George. Capital Crimes (NY: Monthly Review, 1999). Cuts through propaganda & superstition to explain what crime is, its causes & its consequences. The violence of power & money, from mean streets to corporate boardroom.

Woodiwiss, Michael. Organized Crime, USA: Changing Perceptions from Prohibition to the Present Day (London?: British Association for American Studies, 1990).

Zendzian, Craig A. Who Pays? Casino Gambling, Hidden Interests & Organized Crime (NY: Harrow & Heston, 1993).

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