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<i>Bōtaihō</i>: Organised Crime Countermeasures—Japanese Style

Peter B. E. Hill

in The Japanese Mafia

Published in print September 2003 | ISBN: 9780199257522
Published online April 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601026 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199257523.003.0006
 Bōtaihō: Organised Crime Countermeasures—Japanese Style

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Deals with the response of the state to organized crime. During the early 1990s a new anti‐yakuza law was introduced. Having discussed the reasons for this law's introduction, this law is described and analysed with reference to American and European anti‐organized crime laws (both of which were influential in the internal policy debate).

Keywords: bɵtaihɵ; organized crime countermeasures; yakuza; yakuza countermeasures law

Chapter.  15371 words. 

Subjects: Political Economy

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