publication . Article . 2013

Criminal groups and criminal subculture

Natalia Romanova;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
Abstract
The paper provides a classification of criminal groups, structured by the following parameters: a) operation mode (secret/open), b) law-enforcement and administrative support (presence/absence). We describe four types of criminal groups: a) legitimized criminal organization, b) secret criminal organization engaged in illegal business, c) secret general crime group, and d) general crime group operating openly. The four types differ in the content of criminal subculture. Modern criminal subculture is seen from the perspective of its heterogeneity, depending on characteristics of the criminal group. Authors describe features of the organizational culture and subcul...
Subjects
free text keywords: types of criminal groups, criminal groups subculture, classification of modern criminal groups, similarities and differences between criminal groups, Psychology, BF1-990
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publication . Article . 2013

Criminal groups and criminal subculture

Natalia Romanova;