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- DescriptionThis book covers organized crime groups, empirical studies of organized crime, criminal finances and money laundering, and crime prevention, gathering some of the most authoritative and well-kwn scholars in the field. The contributions to this book are new chapters written in hor of Professor Dick Hobbs, on the occasion of his retirement. They reflect his powerful influence on the study of organized crime, offering a vel perspective that located organized crime in its socio-ecomic context, studied through prolonged ethgraphic engagement. Professor Hobbs has influenced a generation of crimilogy researchers engaged in studying organized crime groups, and this work provides a both a look back and this influence and directions for future research. It will be of interest to researchers in crimilogy and criminal justice, particularly with a focus on organized crime and financial crime, as well as those interested in corruption, crime prevention, and applications of ethgraphic methods.
- Author BiographyGeorgios A. Antonopoulos obtained his doctorate from the University of Durham in 2006. He is currently Professor of Criminology at the School of Social Sciences, Business and Law of Teesside University. His teaching and research interest include the criminality, criminalization and victimization of minority ethnic groups, qualitative research methods, and 'organized crime'/illegal markets. He is an associate of the Cross-Border Crime Colloquium, associate editor of the journal Trends in Organized Crime (published by Springer), and member of the editorial boards of the journals Global Crime, Journal of Financial Crime, Journal of Money Laundering Control and the British Journal of Criminology. In 2009 he won the European Society of Criminology Young Criminologist Award. In 2014 he was executive director of the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime (IASOC).
- PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
- Date of Publication22/05/2016
- SubjectLaw: General & Reference
- Series TitleStudies of Organized Crime
- Series Part/Volume Number14
- Place of PublicationCham
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- ImprintSpringer International Publishing AG
- Content Note3 black & white illustrations, 2 colour illustrations, 2 colour tables, biography
- Weight730 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edited byGeorgios A. Antonopoulos
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