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Published: 26 January 2017

268 Pages


ISBN: 9780198758402

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The Chinese Mafia

Organized Crime, Corruption, and Extra-Legal Protection

Peng Wang

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Offers the first empirical account of the rise of the Chinese Mafia in contemporary China
  • Examines the conflict between the law and guanxi (the Chinese version of interpersonal networks) and the embeddedness of the extra-legal protection business in social hierarchies
  • Presents unique and compelling analysis of how the Chinese government addresses and resolves the scourge of organized crime and corruption

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