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Inside Criminal Networks
Acknowledgements Chapter 1: The Criminal Network Perspective 1. A Criminal Network is a Social Network, but... 2. Flexible Order 3. Centrality and Key Player Designations Direct Centrality andExpand
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CRIMINAL ACHIEVEMENT, OFFENDER NETWORKS AND THE BENEFITS OF LOW SELF‐CONTROL
This study follows recent research on criminal earnings and examines the impact of underlying traits (low self-control) and personal organization features (nonredundant networking) on the criminalExpand
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Assessing Vulnerable and Strategic Positions in a Criminal Network
This study focuses on individual positioning within an illegal drug distribution network surrounding a reputed criminal organization (the Quebec Hells Angels). The aim is to distinguish betweenExpand
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MENTORS AND CRIMINAL ACHIEVEMENT
Much of the research focusing on conventional occupations concludes that mentored individuals are more successful in their careers than those who are not mentored. Early research in criminology madeExpand
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The Efficiency/Security Trade-Off in Criminal Networks
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A consistent trade-off facing participants in any criminal network is that between organizing for efficiency or security—participants collectively pursue an objective while keeping the action leading to that goal concealed. Expand
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PATTERNS IN CRIMINAL ACHIEVEMENT: WILSON AND ABRAHAMSE REVISITED
Even though intense cultural pressures for monetary success and an institutional social structure dominated by the economy are viewed in anomie theory as stimulating criminal motivations andExpand
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Contacts, Opportunities, and Criminal Enterprise
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BROKERAGE QUALIFICATIONS IN RINGING OPERATIONS
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Brokers are fundamental for maintaining flexibility in the networks that embed criminal activities. Expand
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Hells Angels in springtime
This article presents a case study of the criminal market activities surrounding the Quebec Hells Angels between 1997 and 2001. The popular and law-enforcement depiction of the Hells Angels, and mostExpand
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