Organized Crime and Political Finance in Latin America and Beyond
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Brookings Institution Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $32.95|
| Book Description: |
The relationship between criminal syndicates and politicians has a long history, including episodes even from the earliest years of America's colonies. But while organized crime may not get the headlines it once did in North America, the resurgence of such criminal activity in Latin America, and in some European nations, has grabbed the public's attention.
In Dangerous Liaisons noted scholars describe and analyze the role of organized crime in the financing of...