What are some of the stereotypes that television and movies promote about organized crime?

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What are some of the stereotypes that television and movies promote about organized crime? How is the face of organized crime changing? What similarities can be drawn between the organized crime of the previous and current centuries?

Nov 13th, 2015

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Case Study: Mafia

Most movies and television shows the mafia hoodlums as Italian Americans, and propelled by a single branch of family. This promotes crimes as a legitimate business. 

Organized crimes has incorporated the latest technological schemes to enhance their crimes with no visible chain of command thus, hard to track.

Similarities 

Regardless of which century we are in, the syndicates have their own territories in which they operate. An unspoken rule exist, not to cross to a competitor's territory.

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