Show Me the Money

  • Robert McLeanEmail author
  • James A. Densley


This chapter examines the inner workings of Glasgow’s drug economy and the criminal actualisation of gang, whereby it transforms its existing recreational and criminal networks into something more entrepreneurial, purposeful, and goal-oriented, namely the commission of market-based crimes and the provision of illegal goods and services for profit. Beyond gang evolution and organisation, this chapter explores our respondents’ own struggles with substance abuse and addiction.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Interdisciplinary Research Unit on Crime, Policing and Social JusticeUniversity of the West of ScotlandPaisleyScotland
  2. 2.School of Law Enforcement & Criminal JusticeMetropolitan State UniversitySaint PaulUSA

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