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NCJ Number: 236710 Find in a Library
Title: Mafia Movements: A Framework for Understanding the Mobility of Mafia Groups
Journal: Global Crime  Volume:12  Issue:3  Dated:August 2011  Pages:218-231
Author(s): Federico Varese
Date Published: August 2011
Page Count: 14
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: This article discusses comments on the framework for understanding the factors underlying the mobility of organized crime groups.
Abstract: This article starts by offering comments on the framework proposed by Carlo Morselli, Mathilde Turcotte and Valentina Tenti for understanding the factors underlying the mobility of organized crime groups. It then presents a modified framework, consisting of three elements: ‘supply’, ‘local conditions’ and ‘demand for mafia protection’. The article continues by applying the new framework to several cases and concludes with recommendation for future research and for policymakers. (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Crime analysis; Demographic analysis of crime; Foreign criminal justice research; Occupational mobility; Organized crime
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