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Vol 21 No 12 Dec 16/Jan 17

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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
Price: £90.00

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Mafia Brotherhoods: Organized Crime, Italian Style


ISBN13: 9780195375268
Published: August 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £17.49



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Relying on previously undisclosed confessions of former mafia members now cooperating with the police, Letizia Paoli provides a clinically accurate portrait of mafia behavior, motivations, and structure in Italy. The mafia, Paoli demonstrates, are essentially multifunctional ritual brotherhoods focused above all on retaining and consolidating their local political power base. A truly interdisciplinary work of history, politics, economics, and sociology, Mafia Brotherhoods reveals in dramatic detail the true face of one of the world's most mythologized criminal organizations.

A former consultant to the Italian Ministry of the Interior, Paoli has first hand experience in dealing with organized crime