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Beyond the Mafia

Organized Crime in the Americas

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Causes & prevention of crime,
  • Organized Crime,
  • Latin America,
  • Social Science,
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • Sociology,
  • South America,
  • The Americas,
  • General,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Criminology,
  • North America

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSue Mahan (Editor), Katherine O"Neil (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8028728M
    ISBN 100761913580
    ISBN 109780761913580

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