The Nature and Representation of Organised Crime in the United Kingdom
This contribution begins with a brief consideration of the historical context of contemporary organised crime, with particular emphasis placed upon urbanism, the era immediately prior to the commencement of the Second World War, the impact of the war itself and the post-war era. I then consider the role of studies of professional crime in shaping a specifically British version of organised criminality which places an emphasis upon proletarian renditions of high value theft.
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