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McMafia Serious Organised Crime – Misha Glenny

“McMafia: Serious Organised Crime” by Misha Glenny is a compelling and eye-opening exploration of the hidden world of international organized crime. In this meticulously researched book, Glenny delves into the complex web of criminal networks that operate across borders, revealing the global reach and impact of organized crime.

Drawing from his extensive journalistic experience and in-depth interviews with law enforcement officials, criminals, and victims, Glenny provides a comprehensive overview of the various criminal enterprises, from drug trafficking and money laundering to human trafficking and cybercrime. He uncovers the intricate connections and power dynamics that enable these criminal organizations to thrive in the shadows.

The narrative takes readers on a journey through different regions, shining a light on the dark underbelly of cities such as Moscow, Mumbai, and Mexico City. Glenny exposes the intertwining relationships between criminals, corrupt politicians, and legitimate businesses, showing how organized crime infiltrates and corrupts all aspects of society.

“McMafia: Serious Organised Crime” is not just a collection of shocking stories but also a thought-provoking analysis of the socio-political and economic factors that contribute to the rise of organized crime. Glenny explores the impact of globalization, political instability, and income inequality, offering a nuanced understanding of the root causes and consequences of these criminal activities.

Through vivid storytelling and compelling anecdotes, Glenny humanizes the victims of organized crime while also exposing the motivations and strategies of the criminals themselves. He highlights the immense challenges faced by law enforcement agencies in combating these criminal networks and advocates for international cooperation and reform to effectively tackle this global issue.

This book serves as a wake-up call, exposing the pervasive influence of organized crime on a global scale. It sheds light on the harsh realities faced by individuals and communities affected by these criminal activities, ultimately calling for greater awareness, action, and commitment to dismantling these networks.

“McMafia: Serious Organised Crime” is a meticulously researched and well-written account that appeals to both general readers and those interested in criminology and international affairs. Glenny’s ability to balance engaging storytelling with rigorous analysis makes this book a compelling and enlightening read.

With its unflinching examination of the dark side of globalization and its impact on organized crime, “McMafia: Serious Organised Crime” offers a comprehensive and thought-provoking perspective on one of the most pressing challenges of our time. It serves as a call to action, urging readers to confront and address the systemic issues that allow organized crime to thrive in the modern world.

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Weight 0.34 kg
Dimensions 20 × 13 × 3.5 cm