On the Take, Second Edition

On the Take, Second Edition : From Petty Crooks to Presidents

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... this book makes a significant contribution to what we know about illicit enterprise and corruption." -Social Forces... reads with the ease of an action-filled, best-selling novel... worthy and refreshing... " -Journal of Criminal Justice
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 139.7 x 208.28 x 25.4mm | 362.87g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0253202981
  • 9780253202987
  • 2,092,620

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Chambliss shows how local crime networks are connected to national business and political interests in a shocking expose of crime, business, and politics in America.
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Table of contents

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsIntroductionChapter One You Can Get Anything You Want if You've Got the BreadChapter Two Being in the Business of ViceChapter Three Profits and PayoffsChapter Four The Crime NetworkChapter Five Maintaining ControlChapter Six The Network Comes ApartChapter Seven The Higher CirclesChapter Eight The Enemy Is UsNotesAppendixes
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