Migrations are "Cosa Nostra". Criminal economy and migratory flows in the 1970s

Author/s Amoreno Martellini
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2020/84
Language Italian Pages 22 P. 102-123 File size 136 KB
DOI 10.3280/SPC2020084006
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This essay focus on the clandestine or illegal emigration «racket», to and from Italy, in the first half of the seventies, looking at the way in which this «racket» has become attractive and profitable for the mafias. The organization of trafficking by the mafia preceded by several years the action of the State, which in early seventies did not see (or insisted on not) seeing the phenomenon, in the belief that it concerned other countries and not Italy. Also in this field, as in all the others in which criminal organizations operate and thrive, the void opened by the disinterest of the institutions was filled by criminal entrepreneurship, by the cynical and ruthless business of the mafias

Amoreno Martellini, Le migrazioni sono Cosa nostra. Economie criminali e gestione dei flussi migratori negli anni settanta del Novecento in "STORIA E PROBLEMI CONTEMPORANEI" 84/2020, pp 102-123, DOI: 10.3280/SPC2020084006