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Contents Introduction The industry of protection. The market The resources The industry The industry in Sicily. The origins The cartel The trademarks Protection in practice. Dispute settlement Orderly markets Disordered markets Conclusion. Publisher’s Summary Blood ceremonies, obscure symbols, elaborate codes, brutal executions: The Sicilizna, this book suggests, is not nearly as bizarre as all that, not nearly as remote as we might think.
In fact, as Sicilisna Gambetta’s analysis unfolds, the Mafia begins to resemble any other business. In a society where trust is in short supply, this business sells protection, a guarantee of safe conduct for commercial and social transactions. It grudgingly shares the market with other concerns like itself, of siciliwna it is merely the most successful brand name.
The author develops his economic theory with ample evidence, much of it based on the remarkable work done by Judge Giovanni Falcons and his colleagues in Palermo and Agrigento in the s.
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Drawing on the confessions of eight Mafiosi and the trials their revelations triggered, Gambetta is able to explain all manner of peculiar Mafia marketing strategies that have been endlessly misinterpreted in the past. He makes illuminating – and unexpected – comparisons between the business of protection and ordinary industries, such as automotive, insurance, and advertising.
And he teases out the subtle distinctions between protection and extortion, in which the protector himself poses a threat. This approach reshapes traditional interpretations of the Mafia – its origins, functions, and social consequences. Applying the rational terms of economics, Gambetta shows how such a recognised evil can perform a real service, and how such a recognisable service can inflict great harm on society. Nielsen Book Data In a society where trust is in short supply and democracy weak, the Mafia sells protection, a guarantee of safe conduct for parties to commercial transactions.
Drawing on the confessions of eight Mafiosi, Diego Gambetta develops an analysis of the economic and political role of the Sicilian Mafia.
Nielsen Book Data Publication date Copyright date Note Also issued in Italian in a translation by the author and Piero Severi. ISBN cloth cloth pbk. Browse related items Start at call number: