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dc.contributor.authorCayli, Baris
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-03T14:13:29Zen
dc.date.available2016-05-03T14:13:29Zen
dc.date.issued2014-11-18en
dc.identifier.citationCodes of Commitment to Crime and Resistance: Cayli B (2016) "Codes of Commitment to Crime and Resistance: Determining Social and Cultural Factors over the Behaviors of Italian Mafia Women" Deviant Behavior, 37(1): 1-15.en
dc.identifier.issn0163-9625en
dc.identifier.issn1521-0456en
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/01639625.2014.977206en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/607740en
dc.description.abstractThis article categorizes thirty-three women in four main Italian Mafia groups and explores social and cultural behaviors of these women. This study introduces the feminist theory of belief and action. The theoretical inquiry investigates the sometimes conflicting behaviors of women when they are subject to systematic oppression. I argue that there is a cultural polarization among the categorized sub-groups. Conservative radicals give their support to the Mafia while defectors and rebels resist the Mafia. After testing the theory, I assert that emancipation of women depends on the strength of their beliefs to perform actions against the Mafiosi culture.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01639625.2014.977206en
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dc.subjectmafia womenen
dc.subjectCrimeen
dc.subjectdevianceen
dc.subjectBehaviouren
dc.titleCodes of Commitment to Crime and Resistance: Determining Social and Cultural Factors over the Behaviors of Italian Mafia Womenen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Stirlingen
dc.identifier.journalDeviant Behavioren
dcterms.dateAccepted2014-08-26
refterms.dateFOA2019-02-28T14:15:52Z
html.description.abstractThis article categorizes thirty-three women in four main Italian Mafia groups and explores social and cultural behaviors of these women. This study introduces the feminist theory of belief and action. The theoretical inquiry investigates the sometimes conflicting behaviors of women when they are subject to systematic oppression. I argue that there is a cultural polarization among the categorized sub-groups. Conservative radicals give their support to the Mafia while defectors and rebels resist the Mafia. After testing the theory, I assert that emancipation of women depends on the strength of their beliefs to perform actions against the Mafiosi culture.


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