State-Organized Crime—The American Society of Criminology, 1988 Presidential Address

  • William J. Chambliss
Part of the The Plenum Series in Crime and Justice book series (PSIC)


There is a form of crime that has heretofore escaped criminological inquiry, yet its persistence and omnipresence raise theoretical and methodological issues crucial to the development of criminology as a science. I am referring to what I call “state-organized crime.”


Organize Crime Drug Trafficking Drug Enforcement Administration National Security Council Hill Tribe 
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