Description - The Sicilian Mafia by Diego Gambetta
In a society where trust is in short supply and democracy weak, the Mafia sells protection, a guarantee of safe conduct for parties to commercial transactions. Drawing on the confessions of eight Mafiosi, Diego Gambetta develops an analysis of the economic and political role of the Sicilian Mafia.
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(235mm x 155mm x 21mm)
Harvard University Press
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Author Biography - Diego Gambetta
Diego Gambetta is Professor of Sociology at the University of Oxford and Official Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford.