Organized Crime Research (kvl-homepage) Publications and Presentations
by Klaus von Lampe



Articles


Identifying counterfeit cigarette packs using ultraviolet irradiation and light microscopy (co-authors: Marin Kurti, Yi He, Yanlei Li), Tobacco Control, 26(1), 2017, 29-33

The illegal cigarette trade in New York City (co-author: Marin Kurti), Trends in Organized Crime, 19(3&4), 2016, 329-350

‘Where there’s smoke, there’s money’: an introduction to the special issue on ‘the illicit tobacco market’ (co-author: Georgios Antonopoulos), Trends in Organized Crime, 19(3&4), 2016, 211-217

"I Wouldn't Take My Chances on the Street": Navigating Illegal Cigarette Purchases in the South Bronx (co-authors: Marin Kurti, Jacqueline Johnson, Andres F. Rengifo), Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 53(5), 2016, 654-680

Spring Breaks and Cigarette Tax Noncompliance: Evidence From a New York City College Sample (co-authors: Kimberly Consroe, Marin Kurti, David Merriman), Nicotine and Tobacco Research 18(8), 2016, 1773-1779

Big business: scale of operation, organizational size, and the level of integration into the legal economy as key parameters for understanding the development of illegal enterprises, Trends in Organized Crime, 18(4), 2015, 289-310

Investigation of Lead and Cadmium in Counterfeit Cigarettes Seized in the United States (co-authors: Yi He, Laura Wood, Marin Kurti), Food and Chemical Toxicology, 81, 2015, 40-45

The Intended and Unintended Consequences of a Legal Measure to Cut the Flow of Illegal Cigarettes Into New York City: The Case of the South Bronx (co-authors: Marin Kurti, Jacqueline Johnson), American Journal of Public Health, 105(4), 2015, 750-756

Was ist 'Organisierte Kriminalität?' [What is 'Organized Crime'?], Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, 63(38-39), 2013, 3-8 (PDF)

Kuaguo youzuzhi fanzui yanjiu de zuixin qushi [Recent Trends in the Study of Transnational Organized Crime], Fan zui yan jiu (Chinese Criminology Review), 33(3), 2013, 89-97 (PDF)

The illegal cigarette market in a socioeconomically deprived inner-city area: the case of the South Bronx (co-authors: Marin Kurti, Douglas Thompkins), Tobacco Control, 22(2), 2013, 138-140 (PDF)

Transnational organized crime challenges for future research, Crime, Law and Social Change, 58(2), 2012, 179-194

The Changing Role of China in the Global Illegal Cigarette Trade (co-authors: Marin Kurti, Anqi Shen and Georgios Antonopoulos), International Criminal Justice Review, 22(1), 2012, 43-67 (PDF)

The application of the framework of Situational Crime Prevention to 'organized crime', Criminology & Criminal Justice, 11(2), 2011, 145-163 (PDF)

Re-conceptualizing transnational organized crime: Offenders as problem solvers, International Journal of Security and Terrorism, 2(1), 2011, 1-23 (PDF)

Organisierte Kriminalität: Europäische und amerikanische Perspektiven im historischen Rückblick [Organized crime: European and American perspectives in historical retrospective], SIAK-Journal - Zeitschrift für Polizeiwissenschaften und Polizeiliche Praxis, 7(3), 2010, 50-58 (PDF)

'The Dragon Breathes Smoke': Cigarette Counterfeiting in the People's Republic of China (co-authors: Anqi Shen and Georgios Antonopoulos), British Journal of Criminology, 50(2), 2010, 239-258

Human capital and social capital in criminal networks: introduction to the special issue on the 7th Blankensee Colloquium, Trends in Organized Crime 12(2), 2009, 93-100 (manuscript in PDF)

Organized Crime in Europe: Conceptions and Realities, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 2(1), 2008, 7-17 (manuscript in PDF)

Introduction to the special issue on interviewing 'organized criminals', Trends in Organized Crime, 11(1), 2008, 1-4

The German underworld and the Ringvereine from the 1890s through the 1950s (co-author: Arthur Hartmann), Global Crime, 9(1&2), 2008, 108-135

The Interdisciplinary Dimensions of the Study of Organized Crime, Trends in Organized Crime, 9(3), 2006, 77-95 (manuscript in PDF)

The cigarette black market in Germany and in the United Kingdom, Journal of Financial Crime, 13(2), 2006, 235-254 (manuscript in PDF)

Making the second step before the first: Assessing organized crime - The case of Germany, Crime, Law & Social Change, 42(4+5), 2005, 227-259 (PDF)

Organised Crime and Trust: On the conceptualization and empirical relevance of trust in the context of criminal networks (co-author: Per Ole Johansen), Global Crime, 6(2), 2004, 159-184

Assessing Organized Crime: The Case of Germany, ECPR SG Organised Crime eNewsletter OC, No. 3, September 2002 (PDF)

Not a Process of Enlightenment: The Conceptual History of Organized Crime in Germany and the United States of America, Forum on Crime and Society, 1(2), 2001, 99-116 (PDF)

Organisierte Kriminalität unter der Lupe: Netzwerke kriminell nutzbarer Kontakte als konzeptueller Zugang zur OK-Problematik [Organized crime under the magnifying glass: networks of criminally exploitable ties as a conceptual approach to the OC-problem], Kriminalistik, 55(7), 2001, 465-471

Einige Anmerkungen zur politischen Stellung der Wissenschaftler im System der DDR - Interessenartikulation und Interessendurchsetzung am Beispiel der Gentechnik [Some remarks on the political position of scientists in the GDR-system: articulation of interests and goal achievement, the case of genetic engineering], hochschule ost, Mai/Juni 1995, 86-93

Die Gentechnik-Diskussion in der DDR - Ein Fallbeispiel zum Spielraum ungelenkter Öffentlichkeit in der Vor-Wende-Zeit [The debate on genetic engineering in the GDR: A case study of the scope of uncontrolled public discourse in the pre-transitional period], deutsche studien Nr. 121, April 1994, 75-94 (PDF)


Books


Narratives on Organised Crime in Europe: Criminals, Corrupters & Policy (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Miroslav Scheinost, Georgios A. Antonopoulos, Jackie Harvey), Oisterwijk: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2016

Organized Crime: Analyzing illegal activities, criminal structures, and extra-legal governance. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2016

The Relativity of Wrongdoing (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Almir Maljevic, Georgios Antonopoulos, Jackie Harvey), Oisterwijk: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2015

Corruption, Greed and Crime Money: Sleaze and Shady Economy in Europe and Beyond (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Jackie Harvey, Georgios A. Antonopoulos, Almir Maljevic, Anna Markovska), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2014

Human dimensions in organised crime, money laundering and corruption (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Jackie Harvey, Georgios A. Antonopoulos, Almir Maljevic, Jon Spencer), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2013

Usual and unusual organising criminals in Europe and beyond: Profitable crimes, from underworld to upper world - Liber Amicorum Petrus van Duyne (co-editors: Georgios Antonopoulos, Marc Groenhuijsen, Jackie Harvey, Tijs Kooijmans, Almir Maljevic), Apeldoorn: Maklu, 2011

Cross-border Crime Inroads on Integrity in Europe (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Georgios Antonopoulos, Jackie Harvey, Almir Maljevic, Tom Vander Beken), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2010

Crime, money and criminal mobility in Europe (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Stefano Donati, Jackie Harvey, Almir Maljevic), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2009

European crime-markets at cross-roads: Extended and extending criminal Europe (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Jackie Harvey, Almir Maljevic, Miroslav Scheinost), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2008

Crime Business and Crime Money in Europe: The Dirty Linen of Illicit Enterprise (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Almir Maljevic, Maarten van Dijck, Jackie Harvey), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2007

The Organisation of Crime for Profit: Conduct, Law and Measurement (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Almir Maljevic, Maarten van Dijck, James Newell), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2006

The Organised Crime Economy: Managing Crime Markets in Europe (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Maarten van Dijck, James Newell), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2005

Threats and Phantoms of Organised Crime, Corruption and Terrorism: Critical European Perspectives (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Matjaz Jager, James Newell), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2004

Criminal Finances and Organising Crime in Europe (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, James L. Newell), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2003

Upperworld and Underworld in Cross-Border Crime (co-editors: Petrus C. van Duyne, Nikos Passas), Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2002

Organized Crime: Begriff und Theorie organisierter Kriminalität in den USA [Organized crime: concept and theory of organized crime in the USA], Frankfurt am Main: Lang, Frankfurter kriminalwissenschaftliche Studien 67, 1999


Book Chapters


The role of the German foreign intelligence service BND in fighting organised crime, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Miroslav Scheinost, Georgios A. Antonopoulos, Jackie Harvey, Klaus von Lampe (eds.), Narratives on Organised Crime in Europe: Criminals, Corrupters & Policy , Oisterwijk: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2016, pp. 247-272

The Ties That Bind: A Taxonomy of Associational Criminal Structures, in: Georgios A. Antonopoulos (ed.), Illegal Entrepreneurship, Organized Crime and Social Control: Essays in Honor of Professor Dick Hobbs, Springer, 2016, pp. 19-35

The Grey Zones of Criminal Networks, in: Lars Korsell, Paul Larsson, Jan G. Christophersen (eds.), Ektraordinære Tider: Festskrift til Per Ole Johansen 70 år, Oslo: Novus Forlag, 2015, pp. 127-142

The Link between Poverty and Crime: Views from consumers in the cigarette black market in the South Bronx (co-authors: Marin Kurti, Jacqueline Johnson), in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Almir Maljevic, Georgios Antonopoulos, Jackie Harvey, Klaus von Lampe (eds.), The Relativity of Wrongdoing, Oisterwijk: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2015, pp. 213-228

Kehrseiten der Gesellschaft (Flipsides of society), in: Gernot Böhme, Ute Gahlings (eds.), Wie lebt es sich in unserer Gesellschaft?, Bielefeld: Aisthesis Verlag, 2015, pp. 33-44

Entwicklungstendenzen und forschungspolitische Erfordernisse bei der Erforschung "transnationaler organisierter Kriminalität" (Trends and research policy needs in the study of 'transnational organized crime'), in: Harald Arnold, Peter Zoche (eds.), Terrorismus und organisierte Kriminalität: Theoretische und methodische Aspekte komplexer Kriminalität, Berlin: LIT Verlag, 2014, pp. 33-50

Land of opportunities: The illicit trade in cigarettes in the United States (co-authors: Marin Kurti, John Bae), in: P.C. van Duyne, J. Harvey, G.A. Antonopoulos, K. von Lampe, A. Maljevic, A. Markovska (eds.), Corruption, Greed and Crime Money: Sleaze and Shady Economy in Europe and Beyond, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2014, pp. 267-289 (PDF)

Transnational Organized Crime in Europe, in: P. Reichel, J. Albanese (eds.), Transnational Organized Crime: An Overview from Six Continents, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2014, pp. 75-92

Fears and forecasts: Notions about future trends in the early phases of the German debate on organised crime revisited, in: P.C. van Duyne, J. Harvey, G.A. Antonopoulos, K. von Lampe, A. Maljevic, J. Spencer (eds.), Human dimensions in organised crime, money laundering and corruption, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2013, pp. 25-49 (PDF)

The Concept and Reality of 'Organised Crime' in Germany and the USA, in: Caroline Y. Robertson-von Trotha (ed.), Organised Crime: Dark Sides of Globalisation, Baden-Baden, Germany: Nomos, 2012, pp. 25-35

Research on transnational organized crime: A review of the scholarly literature, in: Emil W. Plywaczewski (ed.), Current Problems of the Penal Law and Criminology, Warsaw: Wolters Kluwer Polska, 2012, pp. 381-393

The Neoliberal Wings of the 'Smoke-Breathing Dragon': The Cigarette Counterfeiting Business and Economic Development in the People's Republic of China (co-authors: Anqi Shen, Georgios A. Antonopoulos, Marin K. Kurti), in: Philip Whitehead, Paul Crawshaw (eds.), Organising Neoliberalism: Markets, Privatisation and Justice, London: Anthem Press, 2012, pp. 81-104

The Practice of Transnational Organized Crime, in: Felia Allum and Stan Gilmour (eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Transnational Organized Crime, London: Routledge, 2012, pp. 186-200

The Use of Models in the Study of Organised Crime, in: Georgios Antonopoulos, Marc Groenhuijsen, Jackie Harvey, Tijs Kooijmans, Almir Maljevic, Klaus von Lampe (eds.), Usual and unusual organising criminals in Europe and beyond: Profitable crimes, from underworld to upper world - Liber Amicorum Petrus van Duyne, Apeldoorn: Maklu, 2011, 291-306 (PDF)

The Illegal Cigarette Trade, in: Mangai Natarajan (ed.), International Crime and Justice, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011, 148-154 (manuscript in PDF)

Situational Prevention of 'Organised Crime': Preventing phantom conceptions with phantom means?, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Georgios Antonopoulos, Jackie Harvey, Almir Maljevic, Tom Vander Beken, Klaus von Lampe (eds.), Cross-border Crime Inroads on Integrity in Europe, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2010, pp. 337-360

Preventing organised crime: the case of contraband cigarettes, in: Karen Bullock, Ronald V. Clarke, Nick Tilley (eds.), Situational Prevention of Organised Crimes, Cullompton, UK: Willan, 2010, pp. 35-57

Transnational organised crime connecting Eastern and Western Europe: Three case studies, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Stefano Donati, Jackie Harvey, Almir Maljevic and Klaus von Lampe (eds.), Crime, money and criminal mobility in Europe, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2009, 19-42 (PDF)

The study of organised crime: An assessment of the state of affairs, in: Karsten Ingvaldsen, Vanja Lundgren Sørli (eds.), Organised Crime: Norms, markets, regulation and research, Oslo: Unipub, 2009, pp. 165-211 (PDF)

Organised crime research in Europe: development and stagnation, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Jackie Harvey, Almir Maljevic, Miroslav Scheinost, Klaus von Lampe (eds.), European crime-markets at cross-roads: Extended and extending criminal Europe, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2008, 17-41 (PDF)

Criminals are not alone: Some observations on the social microcosm of illegal entrepreneurs, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Almir Maljevic, Maarten van Dijck, Klaus von Lampe, Jackie Harvey (eds.), Crime Business and Crime Money in Europe: The Dirty Linen of Illicit Enterprise, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2007, pp. 131-155 (PDF)

Organised Crime is... Findings from a cross-national review of literature (co-authors: Maarten van Dijck, Rob Hornsby, Anna Markina, Karen Verpoest), in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Almir Maljevic, Maarten van Dijck, Klaus von Lampe, James Newell (eds.), The Organisation of Crime for Profit: Conduct, Law and Measurement, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2006, pp. 17-42 (PDF)

Gewaltandrohung und Gewaltanwendung im Kontext organisierter Kriminalität (The threat and use of violence in the context of organized crime), in: Wilhelm Heitmeyer, Monika Schröttle (eds.), Gewalt: Beschreibungen, Analysen, Prävention, Bonn: Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung, 2006,pp. 412-421

Explaining the emergence of the cigarette black market in Germany, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Klaus von Lampe, Maarten van Dijck, James Newell (eds.), The Organised Crime Economy: Managing Crime Markets in Europe, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2005, pp. 209-229 (PDF)

Organized Crime in Europe, in: Philip Reichel (ed.), Handbook of Transnational Crime & Justice, Thousand Oaks, CA, et al.: Sage Publications, 2005, pp. 403-424

Measuring Organised Crime: A Critique of Current Approaches, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Matjaz Jager, Klaus von Lampe, James Newell (eds.), Threats and Phantoms of Organised Crime, Corruption and Terrorism: Critical European Perspectives, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2004, pp. 85-116 (PDF)

Criminal Networks and Trust: On the importance of the expectation of loyal behavior in criminal relations (co-author: Per Ole Johansen), in: Semi Nevala, Kauko Aromaa (eds.), Organised Crime, Trafficking, Drugs: Selected papers presented at the Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Helsinki 2003, Helsinki: HEUNI, 2004, pp. 102-113 (PDF)

Criminally Exploitable Ties: A Network Approach to Organized Crime, in: Emilio C. Viano, José Magallanes, Laurent Bidel (eds.), Transnational Organized Crime: Myth, Power and Profit, Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2003, pp. 9-22 (PDF)

Organising the nicotine racket: Patterns of criminal cooperation in the cigarette black market in Germany, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Klaus von Lampe, James L. Newell (eds.), Criminal Finances and Organising Crime in Europe, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2003, 41-65 (PDF)

Afterword: Organized Crime Research in Perspective, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Klaus von Lampe, Nikos Passas (eds.), Upperworld and Underworld in Cross-Border Crime, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2002, pp. 189-198 (PDF)

The trafficking in untaxed cigarettes in Germany: A case study of the social embeddedness of illegal markets, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Klaus von Lampe, Nikos Passas (eds.), Upperworld and Underworld in Cross-Border Crime, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2002, pp. 141-161 (PDF)


Reviews and review essays


Ernesto Savona, Michele Riccardi, Giulia Berlusconi (eds.), Organised Crime in European Businesses, in: Crime, Law and Social Change, 67(2), 2017, 223-228

Salvatore Lupo, History of the Mafia, in: Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books, http://clcjbooks.rutgers.edu/ (September 2011)

Scott H. Decker, Margaret Townsend Chapman, Drug Smugglers on Drugs Smuggling: Lessons from the Inside, in: Trends in Organized Crime, 12(1), 2009, 84-87

Frederick J. Desroches, The crime that pays: drug trafficking and organized crime in Canada, in: Trends in Organized Crime 10(3), 2007, 131-134

Greg B. Smith, Made Men: The True Rise-and-Fall-Story of a New Jersey Mob Family, in: Trends in Organized Crime, 10(2), 2006, 108-109

Donald R. Liddick, The Global Underworld: Transnational Crime and the United States, in: Global Crime, 7(1), 2006, 141-143

Letizia Paoli, Mafia Brotherhoods: Organized Crime, Italian Style, in: International Criminal Justice Review, 16(1), 2006, 65-67

Alfred McCoy, The Politics of Heroin, in: ECPR Standing Group on Organised Crime Newsletter, 5(1), 2006, 9-10 (PDF)

R.T. Naylor, Wages of Crime, in: Global Crime, 6(3-4), 2004, 421-423

Sean Patrick Griffin, Philadelphia's 'Black Mafia', in: ECPR SG Organised Crime eNewsletter OC, May 2004

Damián Zaitch, Trafficking Cocaine, in: ECPR SG Organised Crime eNewsletter OC, January 2003

Michael Woodiwiss, Organized Crime and American Power, ECPR SG Organised Crime eNewsletter OC, May 2002

Jürgen Roth, Der Oligarch, ECPR SG Organised Crime eNewsletter OC, January 2002

Stanley Einstein and Menachem Amir (eds.), Organized Crime: Uncertainties and Dilemmas, ECPR SG Organised Crime eNewsletter OC, January 2002

Mafia global - Neuere englischsprachige Veröffentlichungen zum Thema organisierte Kriminalität [Mafia goes global: recent English language publications on organized crime](review essay including S. Adamoli et al., Organised Crime Around the World, St. Einstein/M. Amir (eds.), Organized Crime: Uncertainties and Dilemmas; J.O. Finckenauer/E. Waring, Russian Mafia in America; J.B. Jacobs, Gotham Unbound), Kriminologisches Journal, 33(1), 2001, 73-76

Recent German Publications on Organized Crime (review essay including Chr. Mayerhofer/J.-M. Jehle, eds., Organisierte Kriminalität; U. Sieber, eds., Internationale Organisierte Kriminalität; W. Flormann, Heimliche Unterwanderung; P. Sehr, Internationale Kraftfahrzeugverschiebung; P. Wamers, Illegaler Technologietransfer; W. Wegner, 'Balkan-Route' Contra 'Seidenstraße'; P. Krevert, Schutzgelderpressung; H. Lemmel, Kosovo-Albaner in Deutschland; W. Raith, Das neue Mafia-Kartell; J. Roth, Die Russen Mafia), Criminal Organizations, 12(1&2), 1998, 37-39

Der lange Abschied vom Mafia-Paradigma - Neue Veröffentlichungen der organized-crime-Forschung [The long farewell to the Mafia-paradigm: recent publications of organized crime research] (review essay including H. Abadinsky, Organized Crime; D. Kenney/J. Finckenauer, Organized Crime in America; R. Kelly/K. Chin/R. Schatzberg, eds., Handbook of Organized Crime in the United States; J. Albanese, ed., Contemporary Issues in Organized Crime; G. Potter, Criminal Organizations), Kriminologisches Journal, 27(4), 1995, 298-302

Organisierte Kriminalität [Organized Crime] (review essay including G. Kaiser, Kriminologie; H.-J. Kerner in: Kleines Kriminologisches Wörterbuch; H.-D. Schwind, Kriminologie; H. J. Schneider, Einführung in die Kriminologie), Bürgerrechte & Polizei (Cilip) Nr. 47, 1/1994, 94-95


Reports


Understanding the U.S. Illicit Tobacco Market: Characteristics, Policy Context, and Lessons from International Experiences, Peter Reuter and Malay Majumndar (eds.), Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2015 (PDF)

Assessing Organised Crime by a New Common European Approach: Final Report (authors: The Assessing Organised Crime Research Consortium), 2006 (PDF)

Proposal for a Common European Approach to Assess Organised Crime, Assessing Organised Crime project, Deliverable 22, 30 November 2005 (PDF)

Provisional situation report on trafficking in contraband cigarettes, Assessing Organised Crime project, Deliverable 18, 29 July 2005 (PDF)
(excerpts published in: Trends in Organized Crime, 9(2), 2005, 8-15)

Critical Review of Conceptual Approaches, Assessing Organised Crime project, Deliverable 04, 30 December 2004 (PDF)

Critical Review of Existing Data, Assessing Organised Crime project, Deliverable 05, 30 December 2004 (PDF)


Reprints/Translations (selection)


Organized Crime and Trust; on the Conceptualization and Empirical Relevance of Trust in the Context of Criminal Networks (co-author: Per Ole Johansen), in: James Sheptycki (ed.), Transnational Organized Crime, Volume III, London: Sage

The Application of the Framework of Situational Crime Prevention to ‘Organized Crime’, in: James Sheptycki (ed.), Transnational Organized Crime, Volume IV, London: Sage

The interdisciplinary dimensions of the study of organized crime, in: Margeret E. Beare (ed.), Transnational Organized Crime, Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2013, 3-21

As dimensões interdisciplinares do estudo do crime organizado, Estudos de Sociologia, 17(33), 2012 (PDF)

The German underworld and the Ringvereine from the 1890s through the 1950s (co-author: Arthur Hartmann), in: Mark Galeotti (ed.), Organised Crime in History, London: Routledge, 2009, 108-135

The trafficking in untaxed cigarettes in Germany: a case study of the social embeddedness of illegal markets, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Georgios Antonopoulos (eds.), The criminal smoke of tobacco policy making, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2009, 37-53

Organising the nicotine racket: Patterns of criminal cooperation in the cigarette black market in Germany, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Georgios Antonopoulos (eds.), The criminal smoke of tobacco policy making, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2009, 55-76

Explaining the emergence of the cigarette black market in Germany, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Georgios Antonopoulos (eds.), The criminal smoke of tobacco policy making, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2009, 91-111

Criminals are not alone: Some observations on the social microcosm of illegal entrepreneurs, in: Petrus C. van Duyne, Georgios Antonopoulos (eds.), The criminal smoke of tobacco policy making, Nijmegen: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2009, 161-182

Criminals are not alone: Some observations on the social microcosm of illegal entrepreneurs, The Global Journal on Crime and Criminal Law, 13(1), 2008/2009, 1-25

Organisierte Kriminalität, Beiträge zur Sozialwissenschaftlichen Praxis und Analyse, 9(1), 2007, 4-17


Presentations (selection)


Transgraniczna Wspólpraca Policyjna pomiedzy Stanami Zjednoczonymi Ameryki a Kanada (Cross-border police cooperation between the United States of America and Canada), Akademia im. Jakuba Z Paradyza, Gorzow Wielkopolski, Poland, December 2016

Zentrale Kategorien bei der kriminologischen und kriminalistischen Analyse organisierter Kriminalität (Central categories in the criminological and criminalistic analysis of organized crime), presentation at the Colloquium "Organized Transnational Crime", Justice Academy of the Land Brandenburg, Königs Wusterhausen, Germany, September 2016

The European refugee crisis and organized crime: a critical assessment, paper presented at the 10th International Crimescience Conference, London, July 2016

German-Polish Cross-border Police Cooperation: Some preliminary findings (co-author: Aleksandra Zurakowska), paper presented at the 17th Cross-border Crime Colloquium, Newcastle, June 2016

Akteure und Strukturen: Wie organisiert ist organisierte Kriminalität? (Actors and structures: how organized is organized crime?), Interdisciplinary conference "Organisiertes Verbrechen: Herausforderungen für Deutschland und Europa", Akademie für politische Bildung Tutzing/Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Tutzing, Germany, September 2015

The role of the German foreign intelligence service BND in fighting organized crime, paper presented at the 16th Cross-border Crime Colloquium, Prague, May 2015

How organized is the illegal cigarette trade?, U.S. Department of State, Washington DC, March 2015

The Illegal Cigarette Trade in the United States (co-authors: Marin Kurti, John Bae), paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, November 2014

Social embeddedness of the cigarette black market in the South Bronx: the link between poverty and illegal markets (co-authors: Marin Kurti, Jacqueline Johnson), paper presented at the 15th Cross-border Crime Colloquium, Sarajevo, May 2014

The Cyberization of Serious and Organized Crime, presentation at the Cityforum, London, UK, December 2013

The Illegal Cigarette Trade: Patterns and trends from a criminological perspective, presentation at the National Research Council, Washington DC, November 2013

Kehrseiten der Gesellschaft [Flipsides of society], paper presented at the conference of the Institut für die Praxis der Philosophie "In welcher Gesellschaft leben wir?", Darmstadt, Germany, October 2013

Are Illegal Markets Supply- or Demand-Driven? Two Case Studies (co-author: Marin Kurti), paper presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Criminology (ESC), Budapest, Hungary, September 2013

Blue smoke over New York City: A look at the illegal cigarette trade on the other side of the Atlantic (co-authors: Marin Kurti, John Bae), paper presented at the 14th Cross-Border Crime Colloquium, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK, May 2013

Controlling the Supply: The Illegal Cigarette Market in the South Bronx After a Tax Amendment (co-authors: Marin Kurti, Jacqueline Johnson), presentation at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, April 2013

The Illegal Cigarette Trade, Bad Company: Conversations about the new global underworld with Mark Galeotti, New York University (NYU), March 2013

Computergestützte Fallbearbeitung und Strategische Kriminalanalyse (Computer aided case work and strategic crime analysis), presentation at the Research Symposium of the Police, German Police University, Münster-Hiltrup, June 2012

Fears and forecasts: Notions about future trends in the early phases of the German debate on organized crime revisited, paper presented at the 13th Cross-Border Crime Colloquium, Manchester University, UK, May 2012

Measuring the Illegal Cigarette Trade: A Review of Quantitative and Qualitative Measurements (co-author: Marin Kurti), paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), New York, NY, March 2012

Where There is Smoke There's Fire: The Illegal Cigarette Market in the South Bronx (co-author: Marin Kurti), paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), Washington DC, November 2011

The Sorcerer's Apprentice: The Changing Role of China in the Illegal Cigarette Trade (co-authors: Georgios Antonopoulos, Marin Kurti, Anqi Shen), paper presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Criminology (ESC), Vilnius, Lithuania, September 2011

The Concept of 'Transnational Organised Crime' Revisited, paper presented at the 12th Cross-Border Crime Colloquium, Tilburg University, Tilburg, Netherlands, March 2011

Transnationale organisierte Kriminalität: Tätermobilität und Täternetzwerke [Transnational organized crime: offender mobility and offender networks], contribution to the Workshop Transnational Crime in Germany: Organized Crime and Terrorism - Assessments and research questions, Fachdialog Sicherheitsforschung, Radisson Blu Schwarzer Bock Hotel, Wiesbaden, Germany, February 2011

Re-Conceptualizing Transnational Organized Crime: Offenders as Problem Solvers, paper presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Terrorism and Transnational Crime, Antalya, Turkey, December 2010

International Organized Crime: A Review of the Research Literature, paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), San Francisco, November 2010

The Sorcerer's Apprentice: China's Changing Role in the Global Illegal Cigarette Trade (co-authors: Georgios Antonopoulos, Marin Kurti, Anqi Shen), paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), San Francisco, November 2010

NECA in a Nutshell, Focus Group Meeting "Connecting International Organized crime Research to Policy and Practice: The Strategic Context in the U.S. and the U.K.", National Institute of Justice (NIJ), Washington DC, November 2010

Cigarette counterfeiting in the People’s Republic of China in the context of the global illicit cigarette trade (co-authors: Georgios Antonopoulos, Marin Kurti, Anqi Shen), paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), San Diego, February 2010

Organisierte Kriminalität in Europa und den USA [Organized crime in Europe and the U.S.], paper presented at the 14th Karlsruhe Dialogues, Organized Crime - Dark Sides of Globalization, Karlsruhe, Germany, February 2010

Situational Crime Prevention and Organized Crime, paper presented at the 11th Cross-Border Crime Colloquium, Ghent University, Belgium, November 2009

The situational approach to the study of organized crime, paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), Philadelphia, PA, November 2009

Theory of Organized Crime, lecture at the International Summer School on Organised Crime (ISSOC), University of Catania, Sicily, June 2009

Preventing organized crime: the case of contraband cigarettes, paper presented at the seminar 'Situational Prevention of Organised Crime' organized by the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor, UK, March 2009

The European Dimensions of Organized Crime: Some remarks from a criminological perspective, panel presentation at the 12th European Police Congress, Berlin, Germany, February 2009

Transnational crime connecting Eastern and Western Europe: Three case studies, paper presented at the 10th Cross-border Crime Colloquium, Belgrade, Serbia, November 2008

The role of supply and demand in creating and shaping an illegal market, presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), St. Louis, Missouri, November 2008

Key Concepts for Understanding Organized Crime in Europe, presentation at the FLARE (Freedom, Legality and Rights in Europe) conference, Brussels, European Parliament, June 2008

An Introduction to the Concept of Organized Crime, three-part lecture at the Norwegian Police University College, Organised Crime Specialist Detective Programme, Oslo, Norway, May 2008

Organised Crime Situation Reports and the Philosophy of NECA, presentation at the Research advisory roundtable forum 'Enhanced Responses to Organised Crime in the SARPCCO region - the EROC Project', Institute for Security Studies, Cape Town, South Africa, April 2008

Perspectives in Criminal Network Analysis, Introduction to the 7th Blankensee Colloquium 'Human Capital and Social Capital in Criminal Networks', Berlin, February 2008

Organisierte Kriminalität in Europa: Ein systematischer Überblick aus sozialwissenschaftlicher Sicht [Organized crime in Europe: A systematic overview from a social science perspective], keynote address, conference "Deutschland - Zentrum der organisierten Kriminalität in Europa?" (Germany: Center of organized crime in Europe?), sponsored by Karl-Arnold Stiftung, Bund Deutscher Kriminalbeamter, and Thomas Morus Akademie, Bensberg, Germany, December 2007

Power Structures within Berlin's Underworld from the 1840s to the Present Time (co-author: Arthur Hartmann), presentation at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), Atlanta, Georgia, November 2007

Organized Crime Analysis and the Art of Model Construction, keynote address, Global Futures Forum, Community of Interest on Illicit Trafficking, Meech Lake, Canada, October 2007

Researching organised crime: development and stagnation, presentation at the 9th Cross-border Crime Colloqium, Prague, Czech Republic, October 2007

The German Underworld and the Ringvereine from the 1890s through the 1950s, paper (co-author: Arthur Hartmann) presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Criminology (ESC), Bologna, Italy, September 2007

The Limits of Criminogenic Asymmetries for Explaining Cross-Border Crime: The Case of Cigarette Smuggling, presentation at the workshop "Surveillance and Border Control in the Caucasus", Tbilisi, Georgia, September 2007

Measuring the Unmeasurable: Organised Crime Situation Reports, presentation at the 4th conference of the European Consortium for Political Research, Pisa, Italy, September 2007

Organisierte Kriminalität als Gegenstand sozialwissenschaftlicher Forschung [Organized crime as an object of social science research], presentation at the Colloquium on Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, Institute for Forensic Psychiatry, Charité Berlin, Germany, July 2007

The Study of Organized Crime: An Assessment of the State of Affairs, presentation at the Day Seminar on Organized Crime, Institute of Criminology and Sociology of Law, University of Oslo, Norway, May 2007

OK aus sozialwissenschaftlicher Sicht: Konzeptueller Bezugsrahmen, internationale Fallbeispiele, Theorieansätze (OC from a social science perspective: conceptual framework, international case studies, and theoretical approaches), presentation at the conference "Unfassbare" Kriminalität und ihre wirksame Bekämpfung, Katholische Akademie Trier, Germany, May 2007

Lageeinschätzung Organisierter Kriminalität: Kritische Würdigung unterschiedlicher Ansätze zur OK-Beurteilung und die Philosophie des "New European Common Approach, NECA" [Assessing Organized Crime: Critical appraisal of different approaches and the philosophy of the New European Common Approach, NECA], presentation at the conference "Unfassbare" Kriminalität und ihre wirksame Bekämpfung, Katholische Akademie Trier, Germany, May 2007

Organized Crime as an Object of Study for the Social Sciences, guest lecture at the Law Faculty, University of Belgrade, Serbia, April 2007

Ursachen 'Organisierter Kriminalität' [Causes of 'organized crime'], guest lecture at the Deutsche Hochschule für Polizei (German national police academy), Münster-Hiltrup, Germany, March 2007

Organized Crime Research in Europe, presentation at the Institute of Criminology and the Sociology of Law at Oslo University, Norway, February 2007

Practical Implications of the New European Common Approach (NECA), presentation at the IKOC/AOC Joint Conference 'Knowledge on crime in the EU', Brussels, Belgium, December 2006

The New European Common Approach to Assessing Organised Crime (NECA): An Outline, presentation at the IKOC/AOC Joint Conference 'Knowledge on crime in the EU', Brussels, Belgium, December 2006

Sozialwissenschaftliche Forschung und strategische Kriminalanalyse im Bereich Organisierte Kriminalität [Social science research and strategic crime analysis in the area of organized crime], presentation at the Dahlem Business Talks, Freie Universität Berlin, November 2006

Developmental Trends in an Emerging Illegal Market: The Case of Contraband Cigarettes in Germany, paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Los Angeles, November 2006

Eine Einführung in die Soziologie organisierter Kriminalität [An introduction to the sociology of organized crime], presentation at the 4th annual congress on combating money laundering, Kongresshotel am Templiner See, Potsdam, Germany, September 2006

Developmental Trends in the Structure of Illegal Enterprises, contribution to the workshop 'The Business of Crime' at the 24th International Symposium on Economic Crime, Jesus College, University of Cambridge, UK, September 2006

The AOC-Project: Towards a new Common European Approach for Assessing Organised Crime, paper presented at the 6th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Tübingen, Germany, August 2006

Illegal Enterprise Structures in the Cigarette Black Market in Germany, paper presented at the 6th Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology, Tübingen, Germany, August 2006

Organisierte Kriminalität als Forschungsgegenstand: Missverständnisse, Erkenntnisse und offene Fragen (Organized crime as an object of research: misunderstandings, findings, and open questions), contribution to the expert talk OC, Polizei-Führungsakademie (National Police Academy), Münster, Germany, August 2006

Criminals do not stand alone: Crime-entrepreneurs and their social environment, paper presented at the 8th Colloquium on Cross-Border Crime, Tallinn, Estonia, May 2006

An introduction to the concept and theory of organized crime, lecture at the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Faculty of Criminal Justice Sciences, Masters Program in European Criminology, Criminalistics and Criminal Justice, May 2006

Organized Crime in Europe: Conceptions and Realities, presentation before the Norwegian Consortium for Research on Terrorism and International Crime, The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Oslo, Norway, March 2006

Analyzing and Assessing Organized Crime, lecture at the Norwegian Police University College, Organised Crime Specialist Detective Programme, Oslo, Norway, March 2006

What is Organized Crime?, lecture at the Norwegian Police University College, Organised Crime Specialist Detective Programme, Oslo, Norway, March 2006

Introducing Project AOC: Assessing Organized Crime, contribution to the EU Forum on the Prevention of Organised Crime, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, 7 February 2006

Beg, Steal or Borrow: The Study of Organized Crime and the Infusion of Concepts and Theories from Other Disciplines, paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology (ASC), Toronto, Canada, November 2005 (PDF)

The AOC Project: Towards a New European Approach for Assessing Organized Crime, paper presented at the 7th Colloquium on Cross-Border Crime, Faculty of Criminal Justice Science, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina, October 2005

The Cigarette Black Market in Germany and the United Kingdom, paper presented at the 23rd International Symposium on Economic Crime, Jesus College, University of Cambridge, UK, September 2005

Organisierte Kriminalität: Begriff, Erscheinungsformen und Bekämpfungsansätze [Organized crime: concept, manifestations, countermeasures], contribution to the Latvian-German seminar "Europäisches und deutsches Wirtschaftsstrafrecht" [European and German business criminal law], Humboldt University Berlin, August 2005

Organisierte Kriminalität als Gegenstand sozialwissenschaftlicher Forschung [Organized crime as an object of social science research], paper presented at the conference 'Organisierte Kriminalität und die Unterwanderung legaler Märkte' [Organized crime and the infiltration of legal markets], sponsored by the European Science Days and the Austrian federal police agency Bundeskriminalamt, Vienna, Austria, May 2005

Assessing Organized Crime: Principles of Intelligence Analysis from a Social Science Perspective, contribution to the "In-Country Workshops on Analysis of the Economic and Organised Crime Situation", organized by the Council of Europe, in Tirana, Albania, and Pristina, Kosovo, September 2004

Customs and Money Laundering, paper presented at the 22nd International Symposium on Economic Crime, Jesus College, University of Cambridge, UK, September 2004

Explaining the emergence of an illegal market: the case of untaxed cigarettes, paper presented at the 6th Colloqium on Cross-Border Crime, Berlin, September 2004

The Dynamics and Anatomy of an Emerging Illegal Market: The Case of the Cigarette Black Market in Germany in the 1990s, paper presented at the Stockholm International Symposium on Economic Crime, sponsored by the Swedish National Economic Crimes Bureau and the Jönköping International Business School, Grand Hotel Saltsjöbaden, Sweden, December 2003

The Use of Models in the Study of Organized Crime, paper presented at the 2nd conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Marburg, Germany, September 2003 (PDF)

Criminal Networks and Trust, paper (co-author: Per Ole Johansen) presented at the annual meeting of the European Society of Criminology (ESC), Helsinki, Finland, August 2003

Is There Honor Among Crooks? On the Importance of Trust in Criminal Relations, paper (co-author: Per Ole Johansen) presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology, Chicago, November 2002

Measuring Organized Crime, paper presented at the 4th Colloquium on Cross-Border Crime, Ljubljana, Slovenia, October 2002

Assessing the state of organized crime in Germany, paper presented at the second annual meeting of the European Society of Criminology, Toledo, Spain, September 2002

Der illegale Zigarettenhandel als Fallbeispiel Organisierter Kriminalität [The illegal cigarette trade as an example of organized crime], Contribution to the seminar 'Bekämpfung der Organisierten Kriminalität in einem Europa offener Grenzen' [Combating organized crime in a Europe of open borders], Polizei-Führungsakademie [Police Leadership Academy] Münster, Germany, 27-29 May 2002

Organizing the Nicotine Racket: Patterns of Criminal Cooperation in the Cigarette Black Market in Germany, paper presented at the Third Colloquium on Cross-Border Crime, Bratislava, Slovakia, October 2001

The Illegal Cigarette Market in Germany: A Case Study of Organized Crime, paper presented at the first annual meeting of the European Society of Criminology, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 2001

The Trafficking in Untaxed Cigarettes in Germany: A Case Study of the Social Embeddedness of Illegal Markets, paper presented at the Budapest Colloquium on Cross-border Mobility of Crime-economy and Human Resources, National Institute of Criminology (OKRI), Budapest, Hungary, September 2000

The Concept of Organized Crime in Historical Perspective, paper presented at the conference 'Crime organisé international: Mythe, pouvoir, profit...', University of Lausanne, Switzerland, October 1999

The Nicotine Racket - The Trafficking in Untaxed Cigarettes: A Case Study of Organized Crime in Germany, guest lecture given at the Institute of Criminology at Oslo University, Norway, May 1999

Understanding Organized Crime: A German View, paper presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Boston, March 1995 (PDF)