Academic Papers on Organized Crime Studies

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This 6 page paper considers security issues at a defendant’s estate, in transit to his trial for murder, and in the days following that trial. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 7 page paper examines the issues surrounding human trafficking. The problem is apparent not just in third world countries but even in countries like the US. The author suggests education is the key to addressing human trafficking. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Crime Theory

  • 3 page paper

This 3 page paper examines several theories. Strain theories, Alien Conspiracy Theory, and others are examined. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 15 page paper looks at the risks and reactions to terrorism within the accounting and finance industry. The paper starts by considering the way crime theory may be used to assess risks of terrorism, looking at concepts such as opportunity theory, rational choice theory and routine actions theory and then assesses the measures that ...

A 5 page research paper on Al Capone's syndicate and its similarities to a government. The writer details each function of government and how Capone's organization paralleled it as a microcosm. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 12 page paper discusses organized crime as it existed in Chicago from its inception through Prohibition. Social ramifications are addressed as are the various causes and effects of Mafia and other organized crime behavior illustrated by the case of Chicago. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

A 6 page research paper which looks specifically at the Prohibition era and how Chicago was ruled by gangsters, bootleggers, and corrupt politicians at that time. This era ended when mobster Al Capone was finally arrested for tax evasion by 'Untouchable' leader Elliott Ness. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 10 page paper looks at the world of organized crime in America and the leaders of that world. Who are they and what are they doing? Bibliography lists 9 sources.

United States v. Gotti

  • 8 page paper

An 8 page research paper on the trial of Gene Gotti, New York crime boss. The writer details the trials and appeals for his conviction in 1989 for various narcotics related activities. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A 12 page paper analyzing how the Mafia has affected Italian politics. The writer describes the rise of the Mafia after WW II and details the activities of certain well-known persons within the crime organization. Bibliography cites 8 sources.

John Gotti

  • 5 page paper

This 5 page paper provides biographical data on the infamous mob boss who was convicted of murder and racketeering and sent to prison for life in 1992. Facts regarding his personal and professional life are included as well as information on his children who continue to remain in the public view. Bibliography lists 10 ...

A comprehensive, 16 page research paper detailing the "real" face of organized crime. The writer examines crime groups as intricate businesses -- operated in an often deadly, yet professional manner. The growth of organized crime is attributed to the need for a "Black Market"-- beginning around the time of Prohibition. A significant portion of this ...

A 15 page piece on organized crime in a world-wide take-over. Specific attention is placed on what the United States is doing, both internally and globally. Of equal emphasis is a discussion of the current problem in Russia, of racketeering and bribery in high places. These are related to the global conflict ...

This 5 page paper compares the Russian mafia with Asian organized crime syndicates in the United States. Essential similarities and differences are noted. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

6 pages in length. In this well-researched essay, the writer explores law enforcement's goals and current activities in fighting organized crime. Programs in the United States and Italy are compared with those that exist in Russia. Enhanced penalties and Mafia-dedicated criminal justice systems are among the many retaliatory practices discussed. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

The theory of differential association is used to explain deviance in the Gambino crime family. This 6 page paper explores theories of deviance and criminology as applied to organized crime in general. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

This 4 page report discusses sociological theories of systematic deviance as it relates to prostitution. Prostitution may serve as one of the most simple and clearly definable examples of how the larger systematic process of sociological theories of deviancy actually work. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 10 page paper discussing latter-day practices. We tend to assume that any discussion of government kickbacks in association with the US became invalid with the dismantling of the political machines of the nation's largest cities early in the century, but recent cases show that not to be the case. Kickbacks and bribery ...

The use of RICO to prosecute organized crime figures is examined in this 6 page paper. The pros and cons of using the law are discussed as well as its phenomenal success in prosecuting mob leaders. The Vincent Gigante case is highlighted. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

3 pages in length. The last half of the nineteenth century was a time of significant political growing pangs. As a means by which to address the concerns that had sprouted up throughout the previous decades, the country's officials decided to implement what was termed political machines: a well-oiled operation that, some feel, ...

A 5 page paper on measures that have been and that are being taken now by the F.B.I. to combat organized crime. Covered are the implementation of laws such as R.I.C.O., the C.C.E. statutes, harsher sentencing, computer technology, exploitation of Mafia family incompetence, etc; The writer concludes with a section on the Russian Mafia in ...

The connection between organized crime and labor unions are examined in this 6 page paper. The Teamsters Union is highlighted as an example but other unions are discussed as well. International implications of organized crime, inclusive of present and future trends are included. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 20 page paper discussing the history of the Italian Mafia from the ninth century to the present time. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

Francis Ford Coppola makes a human and value statement in this commercial film success. The film is analyzed from a sociological perspective in this 11 page paper. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

This 5 page research paper compares how the characters change between parts 1-3 of Mario Puzo's novel, The Godfather, vs. the changes in the film versions, scripted by Francis Ford Coppola. Specifically examined are the changes of the Corleone characters depicted in the book as opposed to the film. No additional sources cited.

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