Contemporary Mafia and Antimafia
Florence University of the Arts - The American University of Florence
Area of Study
European Studies, History
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
The course presents the specific structural and phenomenological aspects of the various types of mafia operating at present times in Italy and internationally. It analyses contemporary criminal, social, cultural and political features of mafia-type groups, exploring traditional and emerging illegal markets. It describes main Italian and international law policies and legislations to contrast this type of organized crime and the experiences of leading individuals and groups developing a culture of legality to combat the mafia.
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