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Gangs, drugs and (dis)organised crime

Author: Robert McLean
Publisher: Bristol ; Chicago, IL : Bristol University Press, 2019.
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Drawing upon unique empirical data based on interviews with high-profile ex-offenders and experts in the field, this book sheds new light on drug markets, organised crime and gangs in the UK. McLean sparks new debate on the subject, offering solutions and alternatives for how to best tackle gang violence.
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
McLean, Robert.
Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime.
Bristol : Bristol University Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1111404247
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert McLean
ISBN: 1529203023 9781529203028
OCLC Number: 1090151500
Description: xxvii, 224 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: PrefacePart IIntroductionPart IIA Review of Gang LiteratureScottish Gang Literature Part IIIRediscovering Scottish Gangs: Towards a Typology Street Life, Crime, and (Dis)Organised CrimeGangs and Drug SupplyPart IVTackling Gangs, Organised Crime, and Rethinking Drug Policy
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