The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

By: Varese, Federico

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290pgs. light crease on back cover, otherwise as new. This book presents a thorough account of the Russian Mafia. It charts the emergence of the group in the context of the transition to the market, the privatization of protection, and pervasive corruption. It includes reports of undercover police operations, in-depth interviews conducted over several years with the victims of the Mafia, criminals and officials, and documents from the Gulag archives. It also provides a comparative study, making references to other Mafia, such as the Japanese Yakuza, the Sicilian Cosa Nostra, and the American-Italian Mafia.

Title: The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

Author Name: Varese, Federico

Categories: Free Enterprise,

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Publisher: U.S.A., Oxford University Press: 2005

ISBN Number: 0199279497

ISBN Number 13: 9780199279494

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Size: Octavo

Seller ID: 025868