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How mafias migrate: Transplantation, functional diversification, and separation

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Many policy makers and some academics believe that mafias move easily between countries and with little difficulty quickly become deeply rooted. The reality is more complicated. Mafiosi often move away from their home territories because they are forced to do so rather than because they relocate for strategic reasons; that kind of transplantation abroad tends to be unsuccessful. Whether transplantation succeeds depends on the presence of mafiosi and local factors, such as whether markets, con...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1086/708870

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Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
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Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Journal:
Crime and Justice More from this journal
Volume:
49
Pages:
289–337
Publication date:
2020-06-03
Acceptance date:
2020-05-28
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EISSN:
2153-0416
ISSN:
0192-3234
Language:
English
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1107251
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pubs:1107251
Deposit date:
2020-05-28

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