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The Resource Mafia brotherhoods : organized crime, Italian style, Letizia Paoli

Mafia brotherhoods : organized crime, Italian style, Letizia Paoli

Label
Mafia brotherhoods : organized crime, Italian style
Title
Mafia brotherhoods
Title remainder
organized crime, Italian style
Statement of responsibility
Letizia Paoli
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paoli, Letizia
Dewey number
364.1/06/09458
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6453.I82
LC item number
S654613 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Studies in crime and public policy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mafia
  • Mafia
  • 'Ndrangheta
  • 'Ndrangheta
Label
Mafia brotherhoods : organized crime, Italian style, Letizia Paoli
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-274) and indexes
Contents
1. Mafia associations and ruling bodies -- Familes and members -- Historical background -- Ruling bodies of single families -- Onstitutionalization of superordinate bodies of coordination -- 2. Status and fraternization contracts -- Rites of passage -- Ritual brotherhoods -- Mementos -- Idealization of the Mafia phenomenon? -- 3. Secrecy and violence -- Variations in secrecy -- Obligation of silence -- Escalation of secrecy -- Alternative legal orders -- Mafia consortia as illegal states? -- 4. Multiplicity of goals and functions -- Money versus power -- Neither enterprises... -- ...Nor states -- 5. Mafia, state, and society -- Competition and complementarity -- Mafia and politics in republican Italy -- Difficult liberation
Control code
ocm50079698
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 289 p.
Isbn
9780195157246
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2002009518
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(Sirsi) i0195157249
Label
Mafia brotherhoods : organized crime, Italian style, Letizia Paoli
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-274) and indexes
Contents
1. Mafia associations and ruling bodies -- Familes and members -- Historical background -- Ruling bodies of single families -- Onstitutionalization of superordinate bodies of coordination -- 2. Status and fraternization contracts -- Rites of passage -- Ritual brotherhoods -- Mementos -- Idealization of the Mafia phenomenon? -- 3. Secrecy and violence -- Variations in secrecy -- Obligation of silence -- Escalation of secrecy -- Alternative legal orders -- Mafia consortia as illegal states? -- 4. Multiplicity of goals and functions -- Money versus power -- Neither enterprises... -- ...Nor states -- 5. Mafia, state, and society -- Competition and complementarity -- Mafia and politics in republican Italy -- Difficult liberation
Control code
ocm50079698
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 289 p.
Isbn
9780195157246
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2002009518
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(Sirsi) i0195157249

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