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Author Inciardi, James A.

Title Careers in crime / James A. Inciardi.

Publication Info. Chicago : Rand McNally College Pub. Co., [1975]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  HV6211 .I52    AVAILABLE
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  HV6211 .I52    AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 252 pages ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Rand McNally College Publishing sociology series
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 195-233.
Note Includes indexes.
Contents The nature and historical roots of professional crime -- The categories of professional crime -- Criminal types marginal to the profession -- The interactional setting of professional crime -- Stealing as a business -- View of the world and exits from the profession -- Emergence, persistence, and change -- Professional "heavy" crime...notes on the career of the American bandit -- Dalla Mafia Alla Costa Nostra...a century of organized crime -- The integration and future of career crime -- Elizabethan Cant and criminal Argot -- The sociologist as historian and essay on methods and the search for evidence -- Methodological implications and suggestions for further research.
Subject Crime.
Organized crime.
Crime organisé.
ISBN 0526680625

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