12a - Organized Deviance Organized crime has been around...

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Organized Deviance Organized crime has been around for many years. La Cosa Nostra, Medellin Mafia, Chinese Triads, etc. These organizations have been involved in local economics, government, and crime until recent changes in the global structure has given rise to the international reaches of these organizations.
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Outline of Organized Crime Most organizations started with families, or groups to protest the status quo. Albanian, Chinese, Colombian, Italian, Jamaican, Japanese, Jewish, Mexican, Nigerian, Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs, Russian/ Eastern European, Vietnamese MOVIE IMAGES OF THESE ORGANIZATIONS ARE FULL OF FALSEHOODS AND STEREOTYPES.
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Organized crime is a term that refers to those illegal activities connected with the management and coordination of racketeering (organized extortion) and the vices - particularly illegal drugs, illegal gambling, loans (+interest), and prostitution. (Block/Chambliss, 1981: 12)
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 340 taught by Professor Richardfey during the Fall '10 term at ASU.

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12a - Organized Deviance Organized crime has been around...

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