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Yakuza - japans criminal underworld.

Author: Alec Dubro
Publisher: University Of California Press, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 25 uppl

Known for their striking full-body tattoos, Japan's gangsters comprise a criminal class eighty thousand strong - more than four times the size of the American mafia. This title tells the story of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alec Dubro
ISBN: 9780520274907 0520274903
OCLC Number: 1026789927
Description: 426 sidor ; 22.7 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments About the Authors Preface to the 2012 Edition Prologue: Enter the Yakuza PART I: EARLY HISTORY 1. The Honorable Outlaws PART II: THE KODAAAA YEARS 2. Occupied Japan 3. Nexus on the Right 4. The Black Mist PART III: THE MODERN YAKUZA 5. The Syndicates 6. Corruption, Japanese-Style 7. The Keizai Yakuza 8. The Collapsing Bubble PART IV: THE MOVE ABROAD 9. Meth, Money, and the Sex Trade 10. Old Markets and New 11. Across the Pacific 12. To America Epilogue: A New Yakuza A Note on Research Notes Glossary Bibliography Index


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