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Edges of Policing

Jean‐Paul Brodeur

in The Policing Web

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199740598
eISBN:
9780199866083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740598.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 9 describes special types of policing, such as military policing and private extralegal protection. Depending on the political regime, military policing is conducted in markedly different ... More


The Concept of Criminal Organizations

Nina H. B. Jørgensen

in The Responsibility of States for International Crimes

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298618
eISBN:
9780191685491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298618.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the origins of the concept of criminal organizations and highlights the Nuremberg Charter and Tribunal. It was left to the Nuremberg Charter and Tribunal to establish a ... More


Iron Ties: In Blood we Trust

Jana Arsovska

in Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 4 examines past and current structures of ethnic Albanian organized crime groups in the Balkans and the Western world: Are these groups indeed family-based and hierarchically structured, as ... More


Mafia Brotherhoods: Organized Crime, Italian Style

Letizia Paoli

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195157246
eISBN:
9780199943982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157246.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Relying on previously undisclosed confessions of former mafia members now cooperating with the police, this book provides a clinically accurate portrait of mafia behavior, motivations, and structure ... More


The Origins of Interpol

Mathieu Deflem

in Policing World Society: Historical Foundations of International Police Cooperation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274710
eISBN:
9780191699788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274710.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The International Criminal Police Commission (ICPC) was established at the International Police Congress in Vienna in 1923. Refounded after World War II, the Commission was renamed as the ... More


New Violence, Insecurity, and the State: Comparative Reflections on Latin America and Mexico

Kees Koonings

in Violence, Coercion, and State-Making in Twentieth-Century Mexico: The Other Half of the Centaur

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781589
eISBN:
9780804784474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781589.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Over the past twenty years or so, Latin America has experienced a “new” pattern of violence shaped by persistent social inequality and exclusion in the region. Compared to the old violence, however, ... More


Controlling the Southern Maritime Approaches with an Isolationist Strategy

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the historic US policy of isolationism in the Western Hemisphere. It begins with a vignette about the U.S. Coast Guard cutter seized a submersible vessel (a rudimentary ... More


Peaceable Kingdoms and War Zones: Preemption, Ballistics, and Murder in Newark

Brendan O'Flaherty and Rajiv Sethi

in The Economics of Crime: Lessons For and From Latin America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226153742
eISBN:
9780226153766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226153766.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the industrial organization of violence and describes that one of the hallmarks of the economics of crime is that it has produced a considerable body of work assigning ... More


War and Revolution

Mathieu Deflem

in Policing World Society: Historical Foundations of International Police Cooperation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199274710
eISBN:
9780191699788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274710.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the dynamics of policing during the First World War. It considers the critical aspects of the reorganization of German and US police activities related to the outbreak of World ... More


The Politics of Immanence

Karina Biondi

John F. Collins (ed.)

in Sharing This Walk: An Ethnography of Prison Life in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469623405
eISBN:
9781469630328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623405.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents the micropolitics that support the existence of the First Command of Capital (Primeiro Comando da Capital - PCC). These micropolitics includes projects, manipulative efforts, ... More


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