Chapter 19. “Mafias”

  1. David Nugent and
  2. Joan Vincent
  1. Jane C. Schneider and
  2. Peter. T. Schneider

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693681.ch19

A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics

How to Cite

Schneider, J. C. and Schneider, Peter. T. (2007) “Mafias”, in A Companion to the Anthropology of Politics (eds D. Nugent and J. Vincent), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693681.ch19

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631229728

Online ISBN: 9780470693681

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Keywords:

  • criminal organizations;
  • globalization;
  • trafficking;
  • service provisioning;
  • immigrant workers

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Trafficking And Globalization

  • Mafias and Trafficking

  • Recent Historical Background

  • The Mafia as a Violent And Secretive Organization

  • Conditioning and Provisioning

  • The Mafia and Deep Politics

  • Anti-Mafia

  • References