vii, 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Studies of organized crime ; v. 5.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction / Giovanni Fiandaca pt. 1. A history of women in the mafia. Doing it for themselves or standing in for their men? Women in the Neapolitan Camorra (1950-2003) / Felia Allum Mafia women: the affirmation of a female pseudo-subject. The case of the 'Ndrangheta / Renate Siebert Women in the 'Ndrangheta: the Serraino-Di Giovine case / Ombretta Ingrascì Women in the Sacra Corona Unita / Monica Massari and Cataldo Motta Symbolic domination and active power: female roles in criminal organizations / Alessandra Dino Women in mafia organizations / Franco Di Maria and Girolamo Lo Verso Women and other mafia-type criminal organizations / Ernesto Savona and Gioacchino Natoli Female visibility in the mafia world: press review 1980 to 2001 / Alessandra Dino ... [et al.] pt. 2. An international comparison. Women in organized crime in Albania / Fitore Paluca Belay Women in organized crime in Argentina / Adriana Rossi Women in organized crime in Brazil / Denise Frossard Women in organized crime in Japan / Ryu Otomo Women in organized crime in Germany / Eva Maria Kallinger Women in organized crime in Russia / Yakov Gilinsky Women in organized crime in the United States / Clare Longrigg pt. 3. Conclusion. The reasoning behind the research: an evaluation of the results / Teresa Principato.
Translated from the Italian.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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