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State-Sponsored Protection Rackets: Regulating the Market for Counterfeit Clothing in Argentina

Matías Dewey

in The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

That illegal markets thrive is something of a puzzle to sociology. Despite the lack of legal frames—crucial for conflict resolution, regulation of competition, and formal sources of credit—new ... More


The Antiradicalization Protection Racket

Katherine E. Brown

in Gender, Religion, Extremism: Finding Women in Anti-Radicalization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190075699
eISBN:
9780190075729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190075699.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses program failures. The masculinities supported are premised on a “chivalric” defense of citizens, which only works if “bad men are lurking to attack women.” As societies accept ... More


Rape in War

Claudia Card

in The Atrocity Paradigm: A Theory of Evil

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145083
eISBN:
9780199833115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145089.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Sexual enslavement of women and girls, for the enjoyment of soldiers and officers, destroys countless young female lives, and mass rape in war is further terroristic, aiming to intimidate and ... More


Extorted Life

Anthony W. Fontes

in Mortal Doubt: Transnational Gangs and Social Order in Guatemala City

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520297081
eISBN:
9780520969599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297081.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Today, extortion is the most feared and despised of criminal businesses in Central America, and one of the most common. Gangs are widely blamed as the central culprits of extortion, but, as this ... More


Clandestine Relations Matter

Javier Auyero and Katherine Sobering

in The Ambivalent State: Police-Criminal Collusion at the Urban Margins

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190915537
eISBN:
9780190915575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915537.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Law, Crime and Deviance

The first chapter situates this study in the scholarship on the state and its illicit networks with criminal organizations. It pays particular attention to the notion of intreccio and workings of ... More


Conclusion: Produced Belongings, Imagined Geographies

Santana Khanikar

in State, Violence, and Legitimacy in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199485550
eISBN:
9780199092031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199485550.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

If the state in democracies like India engages in violence, then is this state still accepted by the people? The conception of legitimacy in this study is about observable behaviour, about if and why ... More


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