Le Radici Della Mafia. (The Roots of the Mafia)

Moneta e Credito, vol. 67 n. 265

13 Pages Posted: 28 Mar 2018

Date Written: March 23, 2014

Abstract

Italian Abstract: L'autore fa risalire le origini della mafia siciliana alla struttura economica e sociale della Sicilia occidentale.Contrapponendo l'area alla parte orientale dell'isola relativamente piĆ¹ sviluppata e meno corrotta, l'autore identifica la transizione specifica dal Feudalismo al Capitalismo come la principale radice storica della mafia.

English Abstract: The author traces back the origins of the Sicilian Mafia in the economic and social structure of Western Sicily. By contrasting the area to the relatively more developed and less corrupted Eastern part of the island, the author identifies the specific transition from Feudalism to Capitalism as the main historical root of the Mafia.

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Keywords: Mafia, Organised crime, Sicily

JEL Classification: K42, Z13, K14

Suggested Citation

Labini, Paolo Sylos, Le Radici Della Mafia. (The Roots of the Mafia) (March 23, 2014). Moneta e Credito, vol. 67 n. 265, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3147618 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3147618

Paolo Sylos Labini (Contact Author)

University of Rome I ( email )

Piazzale Aldo Moro 5
Roma, Rome 00185
Italy

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