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The triads as business

Author: Yiu Kong Chu
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Series: Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia, 6.
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Based on interviews with ex members and triad victims, police from Hong Kong, mainland China and Europe, and documentary evidence, The Triads as Business gives a compelling picture of the triads as part of a wider society.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chu, Yiu Kong, 1962-
Triads as business.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2000
(DLC) 99032827
(OCoLC)41565059
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yiu Kong Chu
ISBN: 0203171705 9780203171707 0203030001 9780203030004 9780415170925 0415170923 0203175255 9780203175255
OCLC Number: 48138612
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 167 pages).
Contents: 1. Triads, business, and markets --
pt. I. The triads. 2. Origins. 3. Organisation --
pt. II. Legal markets. 4. Protection against extortionists. 5. Protection against competitors: traditional operations. 6. Protection against competitors: recent operations. 7. Dispute settlement --
pt. III. Illegal markets. 8. Drug dealing. 9. Gambling. 10. Prostitution --
pt. IV. International markets. 11. Drug trafficking. 12. Human smuggling --
pt. V. Implications and reflections. 13. Are triads extortionists, entrepreneurs, or protectors? 14. International triad movement: emigration or reversion? 15. New directions in the study of triads --
Appendix 1. Data sources --
Appendix 2. The formation of the Tiandihui --
Appendix 3. The 14K --
Appendix 4. Translation of a triad expulsion order --
Appendix 5. The Big Circle Boys --
Appendix 6. An actress's experience with triads.
Series Title: Routledge studies in the modern history of Asia, 6.
Responsibility: Yiu Kong Chu.
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""Investigates the activities of the Hong Kong secret societies known as "triads" in legal, illegal, and international markets." 09/00 issue of Journal of Economic Literature."

 
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