The Resource Chinese Criminal Entrepreneurs in Canada, Volume I, by Alex Chung, (electronic resource)

Chinese Criminal Entrepreneurs in Canada, Volume I, by Alex Chung, (electronic resource)

Label
Chinese Criminal Entrepreneurs in Canada, Volume I
Title
Chinese Criminal Entrepreneurs in Canada, Volume I
Statement of responsibility
by Alex Chung
Creator
Author
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the historical origins, activities, and structure of the archetypal ‘new’ Asian criminal entrepreneurs in Canada, known as The Big Circle Boys (BCB). It traces their illegal immigration abroad from Guangzhou, the extent to which they are organised and violent, and what the future holds for them in Canada. The BCB’s organisational features are examined against theories and legislation of organised crime to understand how they compare to other criminal entities. For the first time, a unique glimpse is provided into the workings of an elusive cellular network comprised of BCB dai lo (bosses). Through interviews and official documents, their criminal undertakings and structural dimensions are pieced together to show how their interdependent and collaborative cells enabled them to form a dynamic criminal community. This book speaks to those interested in how a collective of ethnic-Chinese career criminals have replaced traditional criminal organisations in transnational criminal markets, particularly for scholars and students of social sciences disciplines
Member of
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Chung, Alex
Dewey number
364.10660971
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/httpidlocgovvocabularyrelatorsaut
WOBl9G5QesE
LC call number
HV6437-HV6453
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Transnational Crime, Crime Control and Security
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Organized crime
  • Transnational crime
  • Public safety
  • Critical criminology
  • Criminology
  • Law—Asia
  • Violence
  • Crime
  • Organized Crime
  • Trafficking
  • Crime Control and Security
  • Ethnicity, Class, Gender and Crime
  • Asian Criminology
  • Violence and Crime
Label
Chinese Criminal Entrepreneurs in Canada, Volume I, by Alex Chung, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Theoretical Perspectives on Organised Crime -- 3. BCB Origins -- 4. BCB Organisation -- 5. BCB Activities 1: Non-Drug-Related -- 6. BCB Activities 2: Drugs Trafficking -- 7. BCB Structure -- 8. BCB Violence -- 9. BCB Community -- 10. Conclusion.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2019.
Extent
1 online resource (347 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783030051327
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-030-05132-7
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)4100000007761762
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5727352
  • (DE-He213)978-3-030-05132-7
  • (EXLCZ)994100000007761762
Label
Chinese Criminal Entrepreneurs in Canada, Volume I, by Alex Chung, (electronic resource)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Theoretical Perspectives on Organised Crime -- 3. BCB Origins -- 4. BCB Organisation -- 5. BCB Activities 1: Non-Drug-Related -- 6. BCB Activities 2: Drugs Trafficking -- 7. BCB Structure -- 8. BCB Violence -- 9. BCB Community -- 10. Conclusion.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2019.
Extent
1 online resource (347 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783030051327
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-030-05132-7
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)4100000007761762
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC5727352
  • (DE-He213)978-3-030-05132-7
  • (EXLCZ)994100000007761762

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