The Resource The Chinese Mafia : organized crime, corruption, and extra-legal protection, Peng Wang

The Chinese Mafia : organized crime, corruption, and extra-legal protection, Peng Wang

Label
The Chinese Mafia : organized crime, corruption, and extra-legal protection
Title
The Chinese Mafia
Title remainder
organized crime, corruption, and extra-legal protection
Statement of responsibility
Peng Wang
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the rise of extra-legal protection organizations in contemporary China, contributing to the understanding of organized crime and corruption in the Chinese context. It examines two types of extra-legal protectors: Black Mafia (street gangsters) and Red Mafia (corrupt public officers), and their impact on Chinese society
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
364.1060951
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6453.C6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Clarendon studies in criminology
Label
The Chinese Mafia : organized crime, corruption, and extra-legal protection, Peng Wang
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-241) and index
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  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; The Chinese Mafia Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-{u200B}legal Protection; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Part I Theory and History; 1 Introduction: Socio-{u200B}economic Studies of the Mafia; Organized Crime and the Mafia; An Economic Theory of the Mafia; The Embeddedness of Mafia Protection in Social Relations; Contributions to Research; Methodology and Fieldwork; Outline of This Book; 2 Gangs as Pseudo-{u200B}government; Chinese Secret Societies; The Rise of the Shanghai Green Gang in the Republic of China (1912-{u200B}1949); Green Gang's Internal Control
  • Theory and history -- Extra-legal protection in contemporary China -- Conclusions and reflections
  • 7 The Mafia and the StateThe Sicilian Model; The Chinese Model; The Mafia and Politics; Implications for Research; 8 China's War against Mafias; Anti-{u200B}crime Campaigns; Xi's Anti-{u200B}corruption Campaign; Severity, Swiftness, and Selectivity; Targeting Corrupt Guanxi Networks; Marginalizing the Rule of Law; Conclusion; Appendix I; The Green Gang's Ten Great Rules; The Green Gang's Ten Prohibitions; Appendix II; Interviews and Focus Group Discussions; Bibliography; Index
  • The Provision of Hospital Security by Unlawful ProtectorsThe Role of Guanxi in Obtaining Extra-{u200B}legal Protection; Theoretical Implications; Conclusion; 5 The Red Mafia; The Buying and Selling of Military Positions; Political-{u200B}Business Alliances; The Role of Guanxi in Facilitating Corrupt Transactions; Conclusion; 6 The Red-{u200B}Black Collusion; The Chongqing Crime Crackdown; The Buying and Selling of Public Offices; Organized Crime in Chongqing; The Role of Guanxi in Building the Political-{u200B}Criminal Nexus; Public Power as a Commodity; Conclusion; Part III Conclusions and Reflections
  • The Shanghai Green Gang in Illegal MarketsLinks with Political and Business Elites; Green Gang's Infiltration in Legal Markets; The Downfall of the Shanghai Green Gang; Conclusion; Part II Extra-{u200B}legal Protection in Contemporary China; 3 Why the State Fails: Conflicts between Law and Guanxi; Establishing the Legal System for China's Economic Reform; The Changing Role of Guanxi in Contemporary China; Guanxi and the Legal System: Coexistence and Conflicts; Conclusion; 4 The Black Mafia; The Demand and Supply of Extra-{u200B}legal Protection; Underground Police Organizations
Control code
ocn969637061
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198758402
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b37513047
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)969637061
  • oso0191076031

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