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- DescriptionFrom ancient Rome to the gangs of modern Japan, from the prisons of Western countries to terrorist and pedophile rings, this book explains how many criminals successfully stay in business. By deciphering how criminals signal to each other in a lawless universe, it provides a quantum leap in our ability to make sense of their actions.
- Author BiographyDiego Gambetta is Official Fellow of Nuffield College and professor of sociology at the University of Oxford. He is the author of The Sicilian Mafia: The Business of Private Protection and editor of Making Sense of Suicide Missions .
- PrizesWinner of Dorothy Lee Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Culture, Media Ecology Association 2010 and Association of American Publishers Award for Best Professional/Scholarly Book in Sociology & Social Work 2009 (United States). Short-listed for New Scientist blog's Best books of the Year 2009 (UK).
- Author(s)Diego Gambetta
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication18/07/2011
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note5 line illus. 3 tables.
- Weight510 g
- Width152 mm
- Height235 mm
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