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    Which crime model best defines organized crime?

    How can organized crime act as a social institution in our society? What crime theory supports your argument and why does it?

    Why can't organized criminal groups operate in the "long-term" without a formal command structure?

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    Organized Crime
    Which crime model best defines organized crime?
    The enterprise model best defines organized crime. The reason is that it describes organized crime as one involving a number of persons in a close social interaction, for profit and power through illegal and illegitimate activities. These enterprises are organized in an hierarchical manner.. An enterprise model assumes a going model or a degree of permanency to the organization. Some other models are the pure 'Hierarchical model" in which the entire organized crime in the country is viewed as a nationwide bureaucratic organizational entity. On the other hand there are the ...

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