Organized crime, corruption and power

  title={Organized crime, corruption and power},
  author={Petrus C. van Duyne},
  journal={Crime, Law and Social Change},
  • P. C. Duyne
  • Published 1 September 1996
  • Sociology
  • Crime, Law and Social Change
The perception of organised crime as an external threat to political stability and integrity, as well as to orthodox commercial activity, is based on an assumption about the motives and intentions of organised criminals. It invariably results in a call for a ‘war against crime’. The reality and the possible solutions are less dramatic but also more complex. Organised criminals are concerned with both legal and illegal businesses where bribery of public officials and involvement with orthodox… 

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