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The Japanese mafia : Yakuza, law, and the state

Author: Peter B E Hill
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Japanese mafia - known collectively as yakuza - has had a considerable influence on Japanese society over the past fifty years. Based on extensive Japanese language source material and interviews with criminals, police officers, lawyers, journalists, and scholars, this is the first English language academic monograph to analyse Japan's criminal syndicates."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B E Hill
ISBN: 0199257523 9780199257522 0199291616 9780199291618
OCLC Number: 52486010
Description: xi, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Mafias and the state --
Yakuza evolution --
The modern Yakuza--structure and organisation --
Shinogi--sources of income --
The Bōtaihō --
Heisei Yakuza: burst bubble and Bōtaihō --
Yakuza, law and the state.
Other Titles: Yakuza, law, and the state
Responsibility: Peter B.E. Hill.
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