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The Japanese Mafia

Yakuza, Law, and the State

by Peter B. E. Hill

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL7405479M
ISBN 100199291616
ISBN 109780199291618


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Like the Sicilian mafia, the core competence of the yakuza is providing protection and, because of this, it can be considered a mafia.

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Based on extensive Japanese language source material and interviews with criminals, police officers, lawyers, journalists, and scholars, this is the first English language academic monograph to analyse Japan's criminal syndicates."--Jacket.

Japan's largest mafia group, also the world's wealthiest, is experiencing an internal rebellion that could potentially have wide-ranging implications for the world's third-largest economy. This book is an attempt to make sense of the interest in these groups was first aroused by two social encounters with yakuza gang members in bars in the northeast of Japan in the late s.

To a fresh-faced and impressionable youngster struggling to internalise the accepted norms of Japanese behaviour, these larger-than-life characters, with their ostentatious display of conflicting. The Japanese Mafia Yakuza, Law, and the State Peter B.

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Unlike most organized crime groups in the world, the Japanese mafia is recognized and regulated by the police under the organized crime control laws, but not outlawed.

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A chance meeting in a Yokohama pub led Lund University researcher Andreas Johansson straight to the heart of the Japanese Yakuza mafia.

For two weeks, he was “embedded” with a. `The Japanese Mafia is an exceptional piece of scholarship in an area that has needed such a work for a long time.

The book will appeal to academics from across the disciplines and to policymakers and practitioners interested in the challenges posed by organized crime.'5/5(1).

In The Japanese Mafia, sociologist Peter B. Hill has written an important volume that fills this gap. The Japanese Mafia is not the first English-language volume on the yakuza. Florence Rome's book The Tattooed Men offered a glimpse into the rituals and personalities of Japanese organized crime.

Last month, Japan's largest crime group split into two main factions. But what is the yakuza, how much influence do they wield, and what could this split mean. The Japanese mafia - known collectively as yakuza - has had a considerable influence on Japanese society over the past fifty years.

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Author Cid Damon's new book "Oyabun: Chief of the Japanese Mafia (Yakuza)" is a riveting tale inspired by his personal experience as a Filipino musician in Japan. With an expert panel including Jake Adelstein, Peter Hill author of The Japanese Mafia: Yakuza, Law, and the State and Satoshi Hashimoto, bureau chief &.

He was a runner for the Japanese mafia. Now he's a Catholic priest. Looking for a diversion, he grabbed a random book from his parent’s bookshelf, which. “Eventually I had to have a lot of money [for] the lifestyle that I was living, so I got involved with an organisation called the Yakuza the Japanese mafia.” A wanted criminal at the age of 15 for running money and drugs for Yakuza, Don caused an “international scene, a diplomatic problem” between the United States and Japan.

The Mafia as we know it today originated in Sicily back in The Sicilian Mafia or Cosa Nostra came to power after the province unified with Italy. From there, organized crime operations sprouted all over the world.

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The book will appeal to academics from across the disciplines and to policymakers and practitioners interested in the challenges posed by organized crime. 4/5(6). The image of the Japanese mafia, according to them, has been sullied beyond repair by punks and petty hoodlums who have reduced grandiose Yakuza activities to the level of common criminality.

The association with other fringe societies have also affected the reputation of the Yakuza.