Introduction; 1. The Italian Mafia; 2. Cosa Nostra - The American Mafia; 3. The Yakuza and Japanese Organized Crime; 4. The Triads and Tongs - Chinese Organized Crime; 5. The Organizatsiya - The Russian Mafiya; 6. Gangland America; 7. Gangland GB - Organized Crime in the United Kingdom; 8. Gangland Europe; 9. Global Gangs - Organized Crime Across the World; 10. The Victims of Organized Crime; 11. Organized Crime Fighters; 12. Friends in High Places 13. Key Figures; Index; Acknowledgements.
David Southwell is the author of a number of best-selling books on the nature of organized crime, including Dirty Cash: Organized Crime in the 21st Century. He has spent over 15 years researching conspiracies and international crime, the last several as a political insider.