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Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199272112
eISBN:
9780191601316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272115.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Using an institutional and empirical approach, this book analyses the role of formal rules (law and regulations) and informal rules (norms, practices, and shared beliefs) in the Japanese economy. ... More


Bōtaihō: Organised Crime Countermeasures—Japanese Style

Peter B. E. Hill

in The Japanese Mafia: Yakuza, Law, and the State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257522
eISBN:
9780191601026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257523.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Deals with the response of the state to organized crime. During the early 1990s a new anti‐yakuza law was introduced. Having discussed the reasons for this law's introduction, this law is described ... More


Organized Crime

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West

in Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199272112
eISBN:
9780191601316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272115.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Examines the problem of organized crime. Shows how Japan's institutional environment for economic activity—specifically gaps between legal rights ‘on the books’ and the state's ability to enforce ... More


Mafias and the State

Peter B. E. Hill

in The Japanese Mafia: Yakuza, Law, and the State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257522
eISBN:
9780191601026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257523.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Drawing on the work of Gambetta, Schelling, and other scholars of mafias and organized crime, this chapter establishes the theoretical framework for the remainder of the book. It is argued that the ... More


The Japanese Mafia: Yakuza, Law, and the State

Peter B. E. Hill

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257522
eISBN:
9780191601026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257523.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book has three main objectives. Firstly, it examines Japan's organized crime syndicates (most commonly known as yakuza or bɵryokudan) with reference to the best available theoretical analyses of ... More


Yakuza, Law and the State

Peter B. E. Hill

in The Japanese Mafia: Yakuza, Law, and the State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257522
eISBN:
9780191601026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257523.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The concluding chapter of this book draws these chapters together and sets them in the broader context of the state's provision of protection in Japan. The preference of the Japanese authorities for ... More


Conclusions

Letizia Paoli

in Mafia Brotherhoods: Organized Crime, Italian Style

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195157246
eISBN:
9780199943982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157246.003.0030
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book has shown that Cosa Nostra and the 'Ndrangheta are secret and multifunctional brotherhoods each composed of about a hundred units. Though these are usually called families by their members, ... More


Introduction

Federico Varese

in Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's key themes. The book examines mafias' ability to transplant in new and distant territories. Conventional wisdom suggests that organized ... More


Economic Reconstruction and Development

Richard Caplan

in International Governance of War-Torn Territories: Rule and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199263455
eISBN:
9780191602726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263450.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Economic development is a basic requirement for the long-term viability of internationally administered territories. Discusses what is often a triple challenge for transitional administrators: ... More


Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Federico Varese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Organized crime is spreading like a global virus as mobs take advantage of open borders to establish local franchises at will. That at least is the fear, inspired by stories of Russian mobsters in ... More


The Russian Mafia in Rome and Budapest

Federico Varese

in Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The “Solntsevo fraternity” (Solntsevskaya bratva) is the mightiest organized crime group to emerge from the wreckage of the Soviet Union. Estimates of the size of the brotherhood (possibly ... More


Mafia Transplantation

Federico Varese

in Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the factors that determine the success of mafia transplantation. It first sets out several theoretical insights into why mafias find it difficult to become entrenched in ... More


Mafia Origins, Transplantation, and the Paradoxes of Democracy

Federico Varese

in Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter outlines a general perspective of mafia emergence and transplantation, and offers some considerations on the relation between democracy and mafias. Recent studies have shown that mafias ... More


Shinogi—Sources of Income

Peter B. E. Hill

in The Japanese Mafia: Yakuza, Law, and the State

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257522
eISBN:
9780191601026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257523.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Gives a comprehensive overview of the main sources of income of these groups during the late 1980s.


The ˋNdrangheta in Piedmont and Veneto

Federico Varese

in Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the 'Ndrangheta, a loose confederation of mafia families, most of which (eighty-six) operate in the province of Reggio Calabria in southern Calabria. This mafia has ... More


Lessons from the Past: Sicilian Mafiosi in New York City and Rosario, circa 1880–1940

Federico Varese

in Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

From the mid-nineteenth century, many Sicilians, including members of the mafia, were on the move. After sketching the contours of the mafia in Sicily in the nineteenth century, this chapter outlines ... More


The Future of the Mafias? Foreign Triads in China

Federico Varese

in Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the movement of Hong Kong and Taiwanese triads to mainland China. It argues that the members and bosses of foreign triads are present on the mainland, but have not yet emerged ... More


A Malady of Modernity: Constructing Organized Crime in the UK

Dick Hobbs

in Lush Life: Constructing Organized Crime in the UK

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668281
eISBN:
9780191760563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668281.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the construction of organized crime in the UK, and the institutions and practices that constitute its governance. It argues that UK law enforcement agencies and their political ... More


On the Run: Albanians Going West

Jana Arsovska

in Decoding Albanian Organized Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282803
eISBN:
9780520958715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282803.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 3 elaborates on the migration of Albanian organized crime to Western countries. It discusses whether ethnically based organized crime groups are able to move abroad easily and reproduce their ... More


The state, corporations and organised crime

Mark Monaghan and Simon Prideaux

in State crime and immorality: The corrupting influence of the powerful

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447316749
eISBN:
9781447316770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316749.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter argues that one of the main difficulties in delineating state criminality from other forms of crime is that many forms of criminality involve the collusion of State and other non-State, ... More


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