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Organised crime research in Europe: development and stagnation

  title={Organised crime research in Europe: development and stagnation},
  author={Klaus von Lampe},
The study of organised crime has emerged as a field of research in its own right over the past 30 to 40 years. While American scholars dominated the scene from the 1960s through to the 1980s, Europe can make a claim to have recently become the centre of organised crime research. Based on a systematic though certainly not exhaustive review of the academic literature, an attempt is made to identify some key trends regarding the institutionalisation and funding of organised crime research as well… 
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