9780230622869

Organized Crime and States The Hidden Face of Politics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780230622869

  • ISBN10:

    0230622860

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-07-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Summary

This book analyzes the relations between "violent entrepreneurs" and state actors in a comparative perspective.

Author Biography

Jean-Louis Briquet is Directeur de recherche and Senior Researcher at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS).

Gilles Favarel-Garrigues is Senior researcher at CERI Sciences Po-CNRS.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributorsp. vii
Introduction: Violence, Crime, and Political Powerp. 1
The Pakistan Rangers: From Border Defense to Internal ˘Protection÷p. 15
˘Gangs in Uniform÷ in Turkey: Politics at the Articulation between Security Institutions and the Criminal Worldp. 41
Governor Sutiyoso's ˘Wars on Vice÷: Criminal Enterprises, Islamist Militias, and Political Power in Jakartap. 73
Shadow States: Globalization, Criminalization, and Environmental Changep. 97
Forging Capitalism: A Bulgarian Case-Studyp. 117
Mafia Violence and Political Power in Russiap. 147
Mafia and Civil Society: Economico-criminal Collusion and Territorial Control in Calabriap. 173
˘Drift into Mafiadom÷? Political Violence and Criminality in the Corsican Nationalist Movementp. 197
Monetary Illegalism and Civil War: The Case of Somaliap. 221
Indexp. 247
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